Fluid Mechanics and Machinery 2e

Designed in a clear and student-friendly style, the revised edition of Fluid Mechanics and Machinery lays a solid foundation of the fundamental principles and applications of fluids at rest and motion. Comprehensive in the treatment of topics, the book is written to satisfy the need for a first-level textbook on the subject.

Author(s): Rao BCS

1. Definitions and Fluid Properties
1.1 Historical Development
1.2 Solid and Fluid
1.3 Dimensions and Units
1.4 Fluid Properties
1.5 Continuum
1.6 Concept of System and Control
Volume
2. Fluid Statics
2.1 The State of Rest — Pascal's
Law
2.2 The Hydrostatic Law
2.3 Force on a Submerged Plane Surface1
2.4 Force on a Submerged Curved
Surface
2.5 Bouyancy
2.6 Determination of Metacentric
Height
2.7 The Piezometric Head
2.8 Manometers
2.9 The Bourdon Pressure Gauge
3. Fluid Kinematics
3.1 Description of Fluid Flow
3.2 Types of Flows
3.3 Streamlines, Pathlines and Streaklines
3.4 Law of Conservation of Mass—Equation of Continuity
3.5 Stream Function for Two-dimensional
Incompressible Flow
3.6 Velocity Potential Function
3.7 Circulation
3.8 Flow Nets
3.9 Velocity Measurements
3.10 Flow Visualization
4. Fluid Dynamics
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Euler's Equations of Motion—Law of Conservation of Momentum
4.3 Derivation of Bernoulli's Equation—Law of Conservation of Energy
4.4 Discharge Measurement
5. Boundary Layer and Laminar Flows
5.1 Navier-Stokes Equations of Motion
5.2 Boundary Layer Theory
5.3 Flow Past a Thin Flat Plate
5.4 The Displacement, Momentum and Energy Thickness
5.5 Von Karman Momentum Integral Equation
5.6 Laminar Boundary Layer
5.7 Turbulent Boundary Layer
5.8 Drag and Lift Coefficients
5.9 Boundary Layer Separation
5.10 Control of Boundary Layer Separation
5.11 Laminar Flow through Circular
Pipes—Hagen-Poiseuille Flow
5.12 Laminar Flow between Parallel Plates-Couette Flow, Plane Poiseuille Flow
6. Flow Through Pipes
6.1 Development of Flow
6.2 Frictional Losses in Pipe Flow:
Darcy-Weisbach Formula
6.3 Minor Losses in Pipe Flow
6.4 Hydraulic and Energy Grade Lines
6.5 Pipes in Series and in Parallel
6.6 Pipe Networks
6.7 Power Transmission through Pipes
7. Flow Through Open Channels
7.1 Introduction
7.2 The Chezy's Formula
7.3 Specific Energy and Momentum Equation
7.4 The Hydraulic Jump
7.5 Flow over Notches and Weirs
8. Dimensional Analysis and Similitude
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Dimensional Homogeneity— Rayleigh's Analysis
8.3 The Buckingham—Theorem
8.4 Hydraulic Similitude
8.5 Dimensionless Parameters
8.6 Elements of Model Studies
8.7 Scale Effects and Distorted Models
9. Turbines
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Classification of Turbines
9.3 Momentum Principle
9.4 Impact of Jets on Plane and Curved Plates
9.5 Work Done by Water on the Runner
9.6 Impulse Turbine—Pelton Wheel
9.7 Reaction Turbines
9.8 Specific Speed
9.9 Characteristics of Turbines
9.10Governing of Turbines
9.11 Cavitation in Turbines
9.12 Draft Tube
9.13 Surge Tanks
10. Centrifugal Pumps
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Main Parts of a Centrifugal Pump
10.3 Work Done and Velocity Triangles
10.4 Definitions and Efficiencies
10.5 Specific Speed, Ns
10.6 Minimum Starting Speed
10.7 Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH)
10.8 Cavitation in Pumps
10.9 Priming of a Centrifugal Pump
10.10Multi-stage Centrifugal Pumps
10.11Performance Characteristics of
Centrifugal Pumps
10.12Positive Displacement Pumps



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  • Published: 10 February 2010
  • Edition: 2
  • ISBN: 9780070672789
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  • Pages: 292

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