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
and energy gradient
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
瑨
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
radial flow and axial flow
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

A Question with answer
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
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