__ME-221 FLUID MECHANICS-I__

__CREDIT HOURS__

Theory = 3

Practical = 0

**COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs)**

S. No. |
CLOs |
PLO |
Taxonomy |

1 | Describe different theoretical terminologies and concepts used in fluid mechanics | PLO-1 |
Coginitive |

2 | Apply pertinent equations of fluid mechanics for the solution of different engineering problems | PLO-2 | Coginitive Level 3* |

3 | Carry out dimensional analysis and modeling for fluid problems | PLO-2 | Coginitive Level 3* |

**COURSE CONTENT**

Properties of fluids such as density, viscosity, compressibility, surface tension and capillarity, types of fluids.**Fluid Properties:**Pressure in a fluid at a point, variation of pressure with depth, Homogeneous fluid, Several fluids of different specific weights, Interconnected vessels, Rigid-body motion of fluid, Hydraulic circuits, Force on plane and curved surfaces, Buoyancy and flotation, Stability of a floating body.__Fluid Statics:__- Atmospheric equilibrium, Isothermal state, Adiabatic state, The standard atmosphere.
System and control volume, classification of flows, velocity and acceleration fields, stream lines, path lines, and streak lines, Equation of continuity, Euler’s equations of motion, Bernoulli equation, Energy equation, Impulse and momentum, One dimensional viscous flow, Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes and ducts, Pipe flow problems, Flow in open channels.__Fluid Dyanmics:__Buckingham- Pi Theorem, Reynolds’ Law of Similitude, geometrical, kinematic and, dynamic similarity and related problems.**Dimensional Analysis:**Measurement of static pressure, Stagnation pressure, flow velocity and flow rate measurement including Venturimeter, orifice meter, nozzle meter.**Fluid Measurements:**

**RECOMMENDED BOOKS**

*(01) Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics by Munson, Young & Okiishi*

*(02) Fluid Mechanics by Frank, M White*

*(03) Engineering Fluid Mechanics by C T , Crowe, D F Elger*

*(04) Fluid Mechanics by Joseph Franzini*

*For details of Taxonomy Levels **CLICK HERE!**