Fluid Mechanics - I (ME2513)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

  • Fundamentals Of Fluid Mechanics, 6th Edition By Munson, Young And Okiishi HTJohn, Wiley & Sons.

Reference Book(s)

  • Fox And McDonald's Introduction To Fluid Mechanics, 8th Edition By Philip J. Pritchard And John C. Leylegian, Wiley & Sons.
  • Fluid Mechanics, 3rd Edition By Pijush K. Kundu & Ira M. Cohen, Burlington, MA: Elsevier.

Course Objectives

The successful completion of this course (Theory + Practical) would help students in achieving the following objectives: • To help understanding the nature of fluid statics, in particular dealing with problems related to hydrostatic forces. • To be able to analyze the problems related to elementary fluid dynamics especially for incompressible flows using Bernoulli equation in particular. • To learn the basic models for Inviscid and viscous fluid flow using control volume and differential analysis approaches. • To develop the understanding by applying mathematical models to simple realizable configurations along with practical considerations. • To apprehend the applications/solutions of models developed in the advance course in industrial applications using analytical as well as numerical methods.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

  1. CLO-1: Apply the basic models for inviscid and viscous fluid flow using control volume and differential analysis approaches. (C3)
  2. CLO-2: Develop the understanding by applying mathematical models to simple realizable configurations along with practical considerations. (C5)
  3. CLO-3: Apply solutions of models developed in the course for industrial applications. (C3)
  4. CLO-4: Analyze the problems related to elementary fluid dynamics especially for incompressible flows using Bernoulli equation in particular. (C4)

Course Contents

  1. 1.      Chapter 1-Introduction                                                                (1.5 Sessions)
  • Characteristics of fluids
  • Analysis of fluid behavior
  • Ideal gas law
  • Viscosity, vapor pressure, compressibility of fluids.

 

  1. 2.      Chapter 2- Fluid Statics                                                               (3.5 Sessions)
  • Concept of Pressure and basic equations
  • Pressure variations in incompressible and compressible fluids.
  • Standard atmosphere.
  • Pressure measurements.
  • Hydrostatics forces on plane and curved surfaces.
  • Buoyancy and Stability.
  • Pressure variation in fluid with rigid body motion.

 

  1. 3.      Chapter 3- Elementary Fluid Dynamics                                     (3 Sessions)
  • Application of Newton’s 2nd law in fluids.
  • Total, stagnation and dynamic pressure.
  • Bernoulli equation and its applications.
  • Restrictions for application of Bernoulli equation.

 

  1. 4.      Chapter 4- Fluid Kinematics                                                       (4.5 Sessions)
  • Descriptions of Velocity field.
  • Streamlines, streak lines and path lines.
  • Acceleration field and material derivative.
  • Control volume and representation of system.
  • Reynolds transport theorem.

 

  1. 5.      Chapter 5- Finite Control Volume Analysis                                (5.5 Sessions)
  • Conservation of mass.
  • Newton’s second law and Conservation of linear momentum.
  • Derivation and application of moment of moment equation.
  • Energy equation.
  • Application of energy equation for uniform and non uniform flows.

 

  1. 6.      Chapter 6-Differential Analysis of Fluid Flow                           (6 Sessions)
  • Conservation of mass using differential analysis.
  • Conservation of linear momentum using differential analysis.
  • Inviscid flow, Euler’s equation, Bernoulli equation
  • Velocity potential and its application

 

  1. 7.      Chapter 7- Dimensional Analysis, Similitude and Modeling      (2 Sessions)
  • Dimensional analysis
  • Buckingham Pi theorem and determination of Pi terms

 

  1. 8.      Chapter 8- Viscous Flow in Pipes                                               (5 Sessions)
  • Characteristics of pipe flow.
  • Entrance length and fully developed flows.
  • Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes.
  • Dimensional analysis of pipe flows

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

CLOs/PLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

CLO:4

PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)

 

 

 

PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)

 

 

 

PLO:3 (Design Development of Solutions)

 

 

   

PLO:4 (Investigation)

 

 

 

 

PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

 

 

PLO:6 (Engineer & Society)

 

 

 

 

PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)

 

 

 

 

PLO:8 (Ethics)

 

 

 

 

PLO:9 (Individual & Team Work)

 

 

 

 

PLO:10 (Communication)

 

 

 

 

PLO:11 (Project Management)

 

 

 

 

PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)

 

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

Assessment Modules \ CLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

CLO:4

Assignments (15%)

 

 

 

 

Quizzes (15%)

 

 

 

 

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

 

 

 

Final Exam (50%)