# Srinivasan Engineering College, Perambalur

Mechanics

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Srinivasan Engineering College, Perambalur

Odd Semester 2012

2013

Course Handout

Date:
15.06.2013

Course No.

:

ME 2204

3 1 0 4

Course Title

:

FLUID MECHANICS AND MACHINERY

Course Instructor

:

K.KAR
THIKEYAN

,
K.ARUN KUMAR

Instructor
-
in
-
charge

:

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
fl
uids,

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

Learning obj
ectives

No. of
lectures

1

Units & Dimensions

To Understand the basics of Units and its
dimensions used in fluid mechanics

1

2

Properties of fluids

To understand the fluid Properties

4

3

Specific gravity

Specific
weight

Viscosity

Compressibility

To

Know the importance of properties as
application wise.

2

4

Vapour pressure and gas
laws

To Know the significance of laws

1

5

Capillarity and surface
tension

To Know the behavior of fluids.

3

6

Flow

characteristics: concepts of
system and control volume

To Obtain the Knowledge of flow
characteristics

1

7

Application of control
volume to continuity

equation

Energy equation

To Know the Importance of continuity
equation

3

8

Momentum equation

Moment of momentum
equation

To Know the Fluid plays an impor
tant role
in Engineering applications.

2

9

Laminar flow through
circular conduits and circular
annuli

To Know the Flow types

2

10

Boundary layer concepts

Boundary

layer thickness

Hydraulic

To Know how the fluid is connected with
I
ndustrial applications

4

11

Darcy

Weisbach equation

To Know the major Losses

3

12

Friction factor and

Moody diagram

To Obtain the knowledge of Friction in
Fluids.

1

13

Commercial pipes

Minor
losses

Flow though pipes
in series and in parallel

To Kn
ow how the losses takes place in
fluids, while flowing through the circular
channel.

2

14

Dimension and units:
Buckingham’s П theorem

To know how the fluid relate with the
dimensions

4

15

Discussion on dimensionless
parameters

To obtain the knowledge of
dimensionless
parameters.

3

16

Models

and similitude

Applications
To Create the Models or proto types for trial
and error method for the industrial
4

of dimensionless parameters

applications

17

Homologues units

S灥cific
s灥e搠

bleme湴ary casca摥

e潲y

To know the Speed of the pumps and
turbines.

1

18

Theory of turbo machines

Euler’s

e煵ati潮

ey摲aulic
efficiency

To know the Euler’s equation

2

19

Velocity components at the
entry and exit of the rotor

To obtain the knowledge to draw the
Veloc
ity diagram

2

20

Velocity

triangle for single stage
machines

To obtain the knowledge to draw the
Velocity triangle

2

21

Centrifugal pumps

To know the operation of centrifugal pump.

2

22

Turbines

To know the operation of centr
ifugal
Turbine.

2

23

Performance curves for
pumps and turbines

To obtain the knowledge of performance
curves.

1

24

Reciprocating pumps

To know the working of Reciprocating
pump.

2

25

Indicator diagrams

To obtain the knowledge to draw the
indicator diagr
am

2

26

Work saved by air vessels

To know the importance of airvessels

2

27

Rotary pumps Classification

To know the operation of centrifugal pump.

1

28

Working and performance
curves

To obtain the knowledge of performance
curves.

1

Evaluation scheme

Internal
Assessment

S No.

Evaluation
Components

Duration

Weightage

Date & Time

Venue

1.

Cycle

Test 1

90 min

10%

Will be announced
by the exam cell

To be announced
later

2.

Cycle
Test 2

90 min

10%

3.

Model Exam
-
1

3hr

20%

4.

Cycle
Test 3

90 min

10%

5.

Model Exam
-
2

3hr

20%

6.

Assignment

1 month

10%

7.

Attendance
Percentage

Continuous

20%

I.

Assignment topic:

1.

Viscosity

2.

Losses in Pipes (Major & Minor Losses)

3.

Buckingham’s π Theorem

4.

Centrifugal Pump

5.

Air Vessels

II.

Part
-
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.

Hod

Instructor
-
In
-
Charge Instructor

K.KARTHIKEYAN K.KARTHIKEYAN

K.ARUN KUMAR

K.ARUN KUMAR