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Title: Fluid Mechanics
Department: Civil Engineering
Author: Prof. T.I.Eldho
University: IIT Bombay
Type: WebLink
Abstract: •Fundamental Concepts of Fluid Flow: Fundamental definitions, Flow characteristics, Classification of fluids, Fluid properties, Foundations of flow analysis.

•Fluid Statics: Fluid pressure, Forces on solid surfaces, Buoyant forces.

•Kinematics of Fluid Flow: Equations for acceleration, Continuity equation, Irrotational and rotational flow, Potential and stream functions.

•Dynamics of Fluid Flow: Finite control volume analysis, Euler and Bernoulli’s theorems, Impulse momentum theory, Applications of energy and momentum equations

•Laminar and Turbulent Flows: Types of flow, Reynolds experiment, Laminar flow between parallel plates, Laminar flow in pipes, Turbulent flow in pipes.

•Pipe Flow Systems: Darcy'Weisbach equation, Moody diagram, Energy losses in pipelines, Minor losses, Multiple pipe systems.

•Dimensional Analysis: Model similitude, Model scales, Theory and applications.

•Navier' Stokes Equations and Applications: Introduction to Navier' Stokes equations, Exact solutions for simple cases of flow, Plane Poiseuille flow, Coutte flow, Stokes flow and porous media flow.

•Boundary Layer Theory and Applications: Concepts of boundary layer, Flow separation, Circulation, Drag and lift on immersed bodies.
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