## 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 advanced course in industrial applications using analytical as well as numerical methods.

## COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)

CLO-1: Explain the key fluid properties used in the analysis of fluid behavior. (C2)
CLO-2: Compute the pressure and hydrostatic pressure force at various locations in a fluid. (C3)
CLO-3: Apply the Bernoulli, continuity and energy equations to solve simple fluid flow problems. (C3)
CLO-4: Analyze different fluid flow models using finite control volume and differential analysis approaches. (C4)

## COURSE CONTENTS

1. Introductory Concepts – One Lecture
• Dimensions, units, fluid mass and weight,
• Compressibility, vapor pressure, viscosity, surface tension

2. Fluid Statics – Three Lectures

• Pressure, hydrostatic force on plane and curved surface
• Manometers, Plane and inclined manometers
• Buoyancy and Archimedes Principle

3. Elementary Fluid Dynamics – Six Lectures

• Stream lines
• Bernoulli’s Equation along the streamline and across the streamline
• Application of Bernoulli’s Equation
• Static, stagnation and total Pressure and pitot tube
• Assumption of Bernoulli’s equation

4. Fluid Kinematics – Six Lectures

• Velocity field, acceleration field, control volume,
• Material Derivative
• Reynolds’s transport theorem

5. Finite Control Volume Analysis – Seven Lectures

• Conservation of Mass for a Control Volume
• Derivation and application of linear momentum equation
• Derivation and application of momentum of momentum equation
• Derivation and application of energy equation
• Comparison of equations

6. Differential Analysis of Fluid Flow – Seven Lectures

• Overview of types of motion and deformation a fluid element
• Differential form of continuity equation
• The stream function
• Deriving the equations of motion

7. Dimensional Analysis, Similitude, and Modeling – Two Lectures

• Dimensional Analysis
• Buckingham Pi Theorem