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Fluid Mechanics And Hydraulic Machines is designed for the course on fluid mechanics and hydraulic machines offered to the undergraduate students of mechanical and civil engineering. Written in a lucid style, the book lays emphasis on explaining the logic and physics of critical problems to develop analytical skills in the reader.

1. Cover
2. Title Page
3. Contents
4. Dedication
5. Symbols Used
6. Preface
7. 1. Fluid Statics
1. 1.1 Introduction
2. 1.2 Continuum Concept
3. 1.3 Pressure Variation and Hydrostatic Forces on Surfaces Submerged in Fluid at Rest
4. 1.4 Metacentric Height
5. 1.5 Pressure Variation in Liquids Confined in Moving Container
1. 1.5.1 Container Moving with Constant Acceleration
2. 1.5.2 Container Subjected to a Constant Rotation
8. 2. Mathematical Modelling of Flow
1. 2.1 Introduction
2. 2.2 Formulation of the Problem
3. 2.3 Kinematics
4. 2.4 Conservation Laws
5. 2.5 Nature of the Equation and Required Boundary Conditions
9. 3. Ideal Fluid Flow
1. 3.1 Introduction
2. 3.2 Basic Flows
3. 3.3 Superimposition of Basic Flows
4. 3.4 Integration of Euler’s Equation—Bernoulli Equation
5. 3.5 Modified Bernoulli Equation
10. 4. Flow Through Pipe and Channel
1. 4.1 Introduction
2. 4.2 Losses in Pipe Flow
3. 4.3 Hydraulic Power Transmitted Through Pipe
4. 4.4 Water Hammer
5. 4.5 Flow in Open Channel
1. 4.5.1 Uniform Flow
3. 4.5.3 Alternate Depth for Mean Depth
4. 4.5.3 Non-uniform Flow
11. 5. Laminar Flow
1. 5.1 Introduction—Types of Solutions
2. 5.2 Exact Solution of N–S Equation
3. 5.3 Low Reynolds Flow
4. 5.4 Boundary Layer
5. 5.5 Integral Solution for Boundary Layer
6. 5.6 Boundary Layer Separation and Control
7. 5.7 Flow over Curved Surfaces
12. 6. Turbulent Flow
13. 7. Compressible Flow
1. 7.1 Introduction
2. 7.2 Isentropic Flow Through Variable Area
3. 7.3 Adiabatic Frictional Flow through Constant Area Duct—Fanno Flow
4. 7.4 Isothermal Flow with Friction
5. 7.5 Flow Through Smooth Constant Area Duct with Heat Transfer—Rayleigh Flow
6. 7.6 Normal Shock Wave
14. 8. Non-dimensional Analysis
1. 8.1 Introduction
2. 8.2 Units and Dimensions
3. 8.3 Non-dimensional Groups
4. 8.4 Non-dimensional Analysis
1. 8.4.1 Rayleigh’s Method
2. 8.4.2 Elimination of Fundamental Dimension One by One
3. 8.4.3 Group Method
4. 8.5 Similitude
15. 9. Rotamachines
1. 9.1 Introduction
2. 9.2 Pump
3. 9.3 Axial Flow Pump
4. 9.4 Hydraulic or Water Turbine
5. 9.5 Governing of Turbines
16. 10. Other Hydraulic Systems
1. 10.1 Introduction
2. 10.2 Reciprocating Pump
3. 10.3 Pressure Intensifier
4. 10.4 Accumulator
5. 10.5 Hydraulic Crane
6. 10.6 Hydraulic Lift
7. 10.7 Hydraulic Press
8. 10.8 Hydraulic Coupling
9. 10.9 Hydraulic Ram
10. 10.10 Hydraulic Controls
1. 10.10.1 Hydraulic Pump and Motor
2. 10.10.2 Hydraulic Cylinders and Motors
3. 10.10.3 Control Valves
4. 10.10.4 Proportional Valves
5. 10.10.5 Hydraulic Circuits Design and Analysis
17. 11. Experimental Methods
1. 11.1 Introduction
2. 11.2 Measurement Techniques
3. 11.3 Design of Experimental Set-up
1. 11.3.1 Performance of Centrifugal Pump
2. 11.3.2 Performance of Centrifugal Compressor
3. 11.3.3 Flow Measurement in Pipe and Open Channels
18. Appendix A: Review of Mathematical Concepts
1. A1 Vector Algebra, Calculus and Integrals
2. A2 Orthogonal Coordinate Systems
3. A3 Tensor Notation
4. A4 Integration of Euler Equation
5. A5 Conformal Mapping
19. Appendix B: Properties of Standard Atmosphere
20. Appendix C: Derivation of Von Karman Integral Equation
21. Appendix D: Fluid Power Symbols
22. Appendix E: Some Important Relations at a Glance
23. Bibliography
24. Notes