VTU SYLLABUS 2010 Civil FLUID MECHANICS 10CV35 Engineering

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# VTU SYLLABUS 2010 (Civil) FLUID MECHANICS [10CV35] Engineering

10 CV 35 FLUID MECHANICS
Sub. Code: 10CV 35 IA Marks: 25
Hrs/Week : 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total Hrs: 52 Exam Marks: 100
PART-A
UNIT-1: BASIC PROPERTIES OF FLUIDS
Introduction, Definiton of Fluid, Systems of units, properties of
fluid: Mass density, Specific weight, Specific gravity, Specific
volume, Viscosity, Cohesion, Adhesion, Surface tension,&
Capillarity. Newton’s law of viscosity (theory &
problems).Capillary rise in a vertical tube and between two
plane surfaces (theory & problems). 06 Hrs.
UNIT-2: PRESSURE AND ITS MEASUREMENT
Definition of pressure, Pressure at a point, Pascal’s law,
Variation of pressure with depth. Types of pressure. Vapour
pressre. Measurement of pressure using a simple, differential &
inclined manometers (theory & problems). Introduction to
Mechanical and electronic pressure measuring devices.
07 Hrs.
UNIT-3: HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE ON SURFACES
Basic definitions, equations for hydrostatic force and depth of
centre of pressure for Vertical and inclined submerged laminae
(plane and curved )- Problems. 06 Hrs
UNIT-4: KINEMATICS OF FLOW
Introduction, methods of describing fluid motion, definitions of
types of fluid flow, streamline, pathline, streamtube. Three
dimensional continuity equation in Cartesian Coordinates (
derivation and problems ). General Continuity equation (
problems ). Velocity potential, Stream function, Equipotential
line, Stream line- problems, Physical concepts of
Streamfunction. Introduction to flow net.
07 Hrs
PART-B
UNIT-5: DYNAMICS OF FLUID FLOW
Introduction, Energy possessed by a fluid body. Euler’s equation
of motion along a streamline and Bernoulli’s equation.
Assumptions and limitations of Bernoulli’s equation. Problems
on applications of Bernoulli’s equation (with and without
losses). Introduction to kinetic energy correction factor.
Momentum equation problems on pipe bends.
07 Hrs
UNIT-6: PIPE FLOW
Introduction, losses in pipe flow,. Darcy-Weisbach equation for
head loss due to friction in a pipe. Pipes in series, pipes in
parallel, equivalent pipe-problems. Minor losses in pipe flow,
equation for head loss due to sudden expansion- problems.
Water hammer in pipes, equation for pressure rise due to gradual
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valve closure & sudden closure for rigid and elastic pipesproblems.
07 Hrs
UNIT-7: DEPTH AND VELOCITY MEASUREMENTS
Introduction, Measurement of depth, point & hook gauges, self
recording gauges. Staff gauge, Weight gauge, float gauge.
Measurement of velocity- single and double gauges, pitot tube,
Current meter- Problems.
06 Hrs
UNIT-8: DISCHARGE MEASUREMENTS
Introduction, Venturimeter, Orificemeter, Rotometer,
Venturiflume, Triangular notch, Rectangular notch, Cipolletti
notch, Ogee weir and Broad crested weir, Small orifices-
Problems. 06 Hrs
TEXT BOOKS:
1. ‘A TextBook of Fluid mechanics & Hydraulic
Machines’- R.K.Rajput, S.Chand & Co, New Delhi,
2006 Edition.
2. ‘Principles of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines’-
N.Narayana Pillai, Universities Press(India),
3. ‘ Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachines’- Madan Mohan
Das, PHI Learning Pvt. Limited, New Delhi. 2009
Edition.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. ‘ Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics’ – Bruce R. Munson,
Donald F.Young, Theodore H. Okiishi, Wiley India, New
Delhi, 2009 Edition.
2. ‘Introduction To Fluid Mechanics’ – Edward j.
Shaughnessy,jr; Ira m. Katz:; James p Schaffer, Oxford
University Press, New Delhi, 2005 Edition.
3. ‘ Text Book Of Fluid Mechanics& Hydralic Machines’-
R.K.Bansal, Laxmi Publications, New Delhi, 2008
Edition.
4. ‘Fluid Mechanics’ – Streeter, Wylie, Bedford New Delhi,
2008(Ed)

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