# 18MA44: Fluid Mechanics and Machines MSE Syllabus for BE 4th Sem 2018 Scheme VTU

Fluid Mechanics and Machines detailed Syllabus for Manufacturing Science & Engineering (MSE), 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 MSE 4th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme, do visit VTU MSE 4th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme Subjects. The detailed Syllabus for fluid mechanics and machines is as follows.

#### Module 1

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#### Module 2

Fluid Kinematics: Types of fluid flow, continuity equation in 2D (Cartesian Co-ordinates only), velocity and acceleration, velocity potential function and stream function. Fluid Dynamics: Euler’s equation of motion, Bernoulli’s equation from first principles and also from Euler’s equation, limitations of Bernoulli’s equation. 8 Hours L1,L2,L3,L4

#### Module 3

Fluid Flow Measurements: Venturimeter, orifice meter, pitot-tube, vertical orifice, V-Notch and rectangular notches. Dimensional Analysis: Introduction, derived quantities, dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional homogeneity, Rayleigh’s method, Buckingham n theorem, dimensionless numbers, similitude, types of similitudes. 8 Hours L1,L2,L3,L4

#### Module 4

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#### Module 5

Centrifugal Pumps: Classification and parts of centrifugal pump, different heads and efficiencies of centrifugal pump, Minimum speed for starting the flow, Maximum suction lift, Net positive suction head, Cavitation, Need for priming, Pumps in series and parallel. Problems. Centrifugal Compressors: Stage velocity triangles, slip factor, power input factor, Stage work, Pressure developed, stage efficiency and surging and problems. Axial flow Compressors: Expression for pressure ratio developed in a stage, work done factor, efficiencies and stalling. Problems. 8 Hours L1, L2, L3, L4

#### Course Outcomes:

After studying this course, students will be able to:

1. CO1 Understand properties of fluids and hydrostatics.
2. CO2 Formulate and solve equations of the control volume for fluid flow systems.
3. CO3 Develop basic knowledge of dimensional analysis and similitude.
4. CO4 Calculate resistance to flow of incompressible fluids through closed conduits.
5. CO5 Solve field problems in flow measurement.
6. CO6 Select pumps and compressors for different applications.

#### Text Books:

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#### Reference Books:

1. Y .A. Cengel, J. M. Cimbala, Fluid Mechanics -Fundamentals and Application, TMI.
2. S. K. Som and G. Biswas, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines, TMH.
3. R.K. Rajput, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines, S. Chand, and Company Ltd

For detail Syllabus of all other subjects of BE 4th Sem Manufacturing Science & Engineering, visit (MSE) 4th Sem Syllabus Subjects.

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