18AE35/18AS35: Mechanics of Fluids AERO Syllabus for BE 3rd Sem 2018 Scheme VTU

Mechanics of Fluids detailed Syllabus for Aeronautical Engineering (AERO), 2018 scheme has been taken from the VTUs official website and presented for the VTU students. For Course Code, Subject Names, Teaching Department, Paper Setting Board, Theory Lectures, Tutorial, Practical/Drawing, Duration in Hours, CIE Marks, Total Marks, Credits and other information do visit full semester subjects post given below. The Syllabus PDF files can also be downloaded from the official website of the university.

For all other VTU AERO 3rd Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme, do visit VTU AERO 3rd Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme Subjects. The detailed Syllabus for mechanics of fluids is as follows.

Course Objectives:

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Module 1

Basic Considerations: Introduction, Dimensions- Modules and physical quantities, Continuum view of gases and liquids, Pressure and Temperature scales, Physical properties of fluids. Fluid Statics: Pressure distribution in a static fluid, Pressure and its measurement, hydrostatic forces on plane and curved surfaces, buoyancy, illustration by examples.

Module 2

Fluids in motion: Methods of describing fluid motion, types of fluid flow, continuity equation in 3 dimensions, velocity potential function and stream function. Types of motion, Source sink, doublet, plotting of stream lines and potential lines Numerical problems. Fluid Kinematics: Kinematics of fluid motion and the constitutive equations, Integral (global) form of conservation equations (mass, momentum, energy) and applications, Differential form of conservation equations (continuity, Navier-Stokes equations, energy equation).

Module 3

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Module 4

Flow past Immersed bodies: Introduction to boundary layer, boundary layer thickness, karman’s integral momentum theory, drag on a flat plate for laminar and turbulent flow, Drag on immersed bodies. Expression for drag and lift. Kutta -joukowsky theorem; Fundamentals of aerofoil theory Numerical problems.

Module 5

Compressible flow and Boundary Layers theory: Steady, one-dimensional gas dynamics, Propagation of pressure waves in a compressible medium, velocity of sound, Mach number, Mach cone, Stagnation properties, Bernoulli’s eqn for isentropic flow, normal shock waves. Numerical Problem; Laminar and turbulent boundary layers.

Course Outcomes:

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Question paper pattern:

• The question paper will have ten full questions carrying equal marks.
• Each full question will be for 20 marks.
• There will be two full questions (with a maximum of four sub- questions) from each module.
• Each full question will have sub- question covering all the topics under a module.
• The students will have to answer five full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

Text Books:

1. Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Machines Bansal, R.K Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd., New Delhi 2015
2. Fluid Mechanics Rathakrishnan. E Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd 2010

Reference Books:

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