# FLUID MECHANICS Syllabus Btech AKTU

This is the curriculum for the Btech AKTU Fluid Mechanics course, which covers subjects like Fluid and Continuum, Fluid Types, Potential Flow, Flow Through Pipes, and Drag and Lift. This course investigates fluid mechanics, covering the principles that control the behavior of fluids at rest and in motion.

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## UNIT – I: FLUID AND CONTINUUM

• Fluid and continuum, Physical properties of fluids, Rheology of fluids.
• Pressure-density-height relationship, manometers, pressure transducers,
• pressure on plane and curved surfaces,
• centre of pressure, buoyancy, stability of immersed and floating bodies,
• fluid masses subjected to linear acceleration and uniform rotation about an axis.

## UNIT – II: TYPES OF FLUID

• Types of fluid flows: Continuum & free molecular flows.
• laminar and turbulent flows, rotational and irrotational flows,
• compressible and incompressible flows, subsonic,
• sonic and supersonie flows, sub-critical,
• critical and supercritical flows, one,
• two and three dimensional flows, streamlines,
• continuity equation for 3D and 1D flows, circulation,
• stream function and velocity potential.

## UNIT – III : POTENTIAL FLOW

• Potential Flow: source, sink, doublet and half-body.
• Equation of motion along a streamline and its integration,
• Bernoulli’s equation and its applications – Pitot tube,
• orifice meter, venturimeter and bend meter, notches and weirs,
• momentum equation and its application to pipe bends.
• resistance to flow, Minor losses in pipe in series and parallel,
• power transmission through a pipe, siphon, water hammer, three reservoir problems and pipe networks.

## UNIT – IV : FLOW THROUGH PIPES

• Equation of motion for laminar flow through pipes, Stokes’ law,
• transition from laminar to turbulent flow,
• turbulent flow, types of turbulent flow,
• isotropic, homogenous turbulence, scale and intensity of turbulence,
• measurement of turbulence, eddy viscosity,
• mixing length concept and velocity distribution in turbulent flow over smooth and rough surfaces,
• Boundary layer thickness, boundary layer over a flat plate,
• laminar boundary layer, application of momentum equation,
• turbulent boundary layer,
• laminar sub-layer, separation and its control.

## UNIT – V: DRAG AND LIFT

• Drag and lift, drag on a sphere,
• a two dimensional cylinder, and an aerofoil,
• Magnus effect.
• Similarity Laws: geometric, kinematics and dynamic similarity,
• undistorted and distorted model studies,
• Dimensional analysis, Buckingham’s Pi theorem,
• important dimensionless numbers and their significance.