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Providing the **Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines AKTU syllabus** also providing the **Important question with solution**. Hope you enjoy that Blog and Be ready for your upcoming Exam.

**UNIT-1 : FLUID & BERNOULLI’S EQUATION**

- Definition of fluid
- Newton’s law of viscosity
- Units and dimensions-Properties of fluids
- mass density
- specific volume
- specific gravity
- viscosity
- compressibility and surface tension
- Incompressible flow
- Bernoulli’s equation and its applications – Pitot tube
- orifice meter
- venturi meter and bend meter
- notches and weirs
- momentum equation and its application to pipe bends.

**UNIT-2 : FLUID FLOW & CONTINUITY EQUATION**

- Continuum & free molecular flows.
- Steady and unsteady,
- uniform and non-uniform,
- laminar and turbulent flows,
- rotational and irrotational flows,
- compressible and incompressible flows,
- subsonic, sonic and supersonic flows,
- sub-critical, critical and supercritical flows,
- one, two- and threedimensional flows,
- streamlines, continuity equation for 3D and 1D flows,
- circulation, stream function and velocity potential.
- Buckingham’s Pi theorem,
- important dimensionless numbers and their significance.

**UNIT-3: FLOW THROUGH PIPES**

- Equation of motion for laminar flow through pipes,
- turbulent flow,
- isotropic,
- homogenous turbulence,
- scale and intensity of turbulence,
- measurement of turbulence,
- eddy viscosity,
- resistance to flow,
- minor losses,
- pipe in series and parallel,
- power transmission through a pipe,
- siphon, water hammer, three reservoir problems and pipe networks.
- Boundary layer thickness,
- boundary layer over a flat plate,
- laminar boundary layer,
- application of momentum equation,
- turbulent boundary layer,
- laminar sublayer,
- separation and its control,
- Drag and lift, drag on a sphere,
- a two-dimensional cylinder, and an aero foil, Magnus effect.

**UNIT-4: IMPACT OF JET**

- Introduction to hydrodynamic thrust of jet on a fixed and moving surface,
- Classification of turbines,
- Impulse turbines,
- Constructional details,
- Velocity triangles, Power and efficiency calculations,
- Governing of Pelton wheel.
- Francis and Kaplan turbines,
- Constructional details,
- Velocity triangles, Power and efficiency Principles of similarity,
- Unit and specific speed, Performance characteristics, Selection of water turbines.

**UNIT-5: CENTRIFUGAL & RECIPROCATING PUMPS**

- Classifications of centrifugal pumps,
- Vector diagram,
- Work done by impellor,
- Efficiencies of centrifugal pumps,
- Specific speed, Cavitation & separation,
- Performance characteristics.
- Reciprocating pump theory, Slip, Indicator diagram,
- Effect of acceleration, air vessels, Comparison of centrifugal and reciprocating pumps,
- Performance characteristics.

Important Question with solutions | AKTU Quantums | Syllabus | Short Questions

## Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines Quantum, Syllabus, Important Questions

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Subject Syllabus | Syllabus |

Short Questions | Short-question |

Important Unit-1 | Unit-1 |

Important Unit-2 | Unit-2 |

Important Unit-3 | Unit-3 |

Important Unit-4 | Unit-4 |

Important Unit-5 | Unit-5 |

Question paper – 2021-22 | 2021-22 |

## Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines Quantum PDF: | AKTU Quantum PDF:

Quantum Series | Links |

Quantum -2022-23 | 2022-23 |

## AKTU Important Links | Btech Syllabus

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Btech AKTU Circulars | Links |

Btech AKTU Syllabus | Links |

Btech AKTU Student Dashboard | Student Dashboard |

AKTU RESULT (One VIew) | Student Result |

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