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Srinivasan Engineering College, Perambalur

Odd Semester 2012 2013


Course Handout
Date: 15.06.2013
Course No.
Course Title
Course Instructor
Instructor-in-charge

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ME 2204
3104
FLUID MECHANICS AND MACHINERY
K.KARTHIKEYAN , K.ARUN KUMAR
K.KARTHIKEYAN , K.ARUN KUMAR

Scope and Objective of the Course:


The objective of this course is to introduce the fundamental knowledge of Fluids and understood the
behavior of fluids, fluid properties. Also know how the pumps and turbines are working.
Text book(s) [TB]

1. Bansal, R.K., Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Machines, Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd.,
2007.
Course Plan / Schedule:
S.No
Topics to be covered
1

Units & Dimensions

2
3

Properties of fluids
Specific gravity Specific
weight Viscosity
Compressibility
Vapour pressure and gas
laws
Capillarity
and
surface
tension
Flow
characteristics: concepts of
system and control volume
Application of control
volume to continuity
equation Energy equation
Momentum
equation

Moment
of
momentum
equation
Laminar
flow
through
circular conduits and circular
annuli
Boundary layer concepts
Boundary
layer thickness Hydraulic
and energy gradient
Darcy Weisbach equation
Friction factor and
Moody diagram
Commercial pipes Minor
losses Flow though pipes
in series and in parallel
Dimension and units:
Buckinghams theorem
Discussion on dimensionless
parameters

4
5
6

10

11
12
13

14
15
16

Learning objectives

No. of
lectures

To Understand the basics of Units and its


dimensions used in fluid mechanics
To understand the fluid Properties
To Know the importance of properties as
application wise.

To Know the significance of laws

To Know the behavior of fluids.

To Obtain the
characteristics

Knowledge

of

4
2

flow

To Know the Importance of continuity


equation

To Know the Fluid plays an important role


in Engineering applications.

To Know the Flow types

To Know how the fluid is connected with


Industrial applications

To Know the major Losses


To Obtain the knowledge of Friction in
Fluids.

3
1

To Know how the losses takes place in


fluids, while flowing through the circular
channel.

To know how the fluid relate with the


dimensions

To obtain the knowledge of dimensionless


parameters.

To Create the Models or proto types for trial


Models
and similitude Applications and error method for the industrial

17

18

19
20

21
22
23

of dimensionless parameters
Homologues units Specific
speed Elementary cascade
theory
Theory of turbo machines
Eulers
equation Hydraulic
efficiency
Velocity components at the
entry and exit of the rotor
Velocity
triangle for single stage
radial flow and axial flow
machines
Centrifugal pumps
Turbines

24

Performance curves for


pumps and turbines
Reciprocating pumps

25

Indicator diagrams

26

Work saved by air vessels


Rotary pumps Classification
Working and performance
curves

27
28

applications
To know the Speed of the pumps and
turbines.

To know the Eulers equation

To obtain the knowledge to draw the


Velocity diagram

To obtain the knowledge to draw the


Velocity triangle

To know the operation of centrifugal pump.

To know the operation of centrifugal


Turbine.
To obtain the knowledge of performance
curves.

To know the working of Reciprocating


pump.
To obtain the knowledge to draw the
indicator diagram
To know the importance of airvessels

To know the operation of centrifugal pump.

To obtain the knowledge of performance


curves.

2
2

Evaluation scheme Internal Assessment

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
I.

Duration

Weightage

Cycle Test 1

90 min

10%

Cycle Test 2

90 min

10%

Model Exam-1

3hr

20%

Cycle Test 3

90 min

10%

Model Exam-2

3hr

20%

Assignment

1 month

10%

Attendance
Percentage

Continuous

20%

Date & Time

Venue

Will be announced
by the exam cell

Assignment topic:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

II.

Evaluation
Components

To be announced later

S No.

Viscosity
Losses in Pipes (Major & Minor Losses)
Buckinghams Theorem
Centrifugal Pump
Air Vessels

Part-A Question with answer will be issued by the instructor on completion of each unit.

Timings for chamber consultation: Students should contact the Course Instructor in her/his chamber during lunch break.
Notices: All notices will be displayed on the Department Notice Board.

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Instructor-In-Charge
K.KARTHIKEYAN
K.ARUN KUMAR

Instructor
K.KARTHIKEYAN
K.ARUN KUMAR