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Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

  • Author(s): Dipak Kumar Mandal, Somnath Chakraborti, Nirmal Kumar Manna, Nikhil Chandra Chatterjee
  • ISBN: 9789325984219
  • Publisher: Vikas Publishing House
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 462 pages
  • Language: English


Fluid mechanics is the branch of engineering science, which deals with the behavior of fluids under the condition of rest or motion. Designed for students of various engineering disciplines such as mechanical, civil, production, aerospace and chemical, this book provides a balanced introductory knowledge of theoretical and analytical tools used in understanding the basics of fluid mechanics. The book further guides the readers in solving various practical problems pertaining to fluid mechanics.

Key Features
  • Equal emphasis on theoretical concepts and practical applications
  • Concepts described with the help of suitable diagrams and numerical examples
  • Coverage of various types of hydraulic turbines and their working principles
  • Detailed coverage of boundary layer theory and fluid flow around submerged bodies
  • Exhaustive discussion on the principles of centrifugal and reciprocating pumps
  • Answers provided for all Numerical Problems and Multiple Choice Questions
Table of Contents
  1. Properties of Fluids
  2. Fluid Statics
  3. Hydrostatic Forces on Submerged Surfaces
  4. Fluid Kinematics
  5. Dynamics of Fluids
  6. Flow through Pipes
  7. Measurement of Flow
  8. Dimensional and Model Analyses
  9. Forces on Submerged Bodies
  10. Boundary Layer Flows
  11. Impact of Free Jets and Jet Propulsion
  12. Hydraulic Turbines
  13. Centrifugal Pumps
  14. Reciprocating Pumps
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Weight0.748 kg

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