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Title      : A Textbook on Fluid Mechanics and Machinery
Subject      : Mechanical Engineering
copyright © 2020   : Scitech Publications (India) Pvt Ltd
Author      : Purushothama Raj P and Ramasamy V
Publisher      : Scitech Publications (India) Pvt Ltd
Chapters/Pages      : 6/506
Total Price      : Rs.      : 246
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Pages: 14
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Chapter 1 * Fluid Properties and Flow Characteristics Total views (0)  
Units and dimensions- Properties of fluids- mass density, specific weight, specific volume, specific gravity, viscosity, compressibility, vapor pressure, surface tension and capillarity. Flow characteristics – concept of control volume - application of continuity equation, energy equation and momentum equation.
Pages: 118
Price: Rs 59   
Chapter 2 * Flow Through Circular Conducts Total views (0)  
Hydraulic and energy gradient - Laminar flow through circular conduits and circular annuli-Boundary layer concepts – types of boundary layer thickness – Darcy Weisbach equation –friction factor- Moody diagram- commercial pipes- minor losses – Flow through pipes in series and parallel.
Pages: 86
Price: Rs 43   
Chapter 3 * Dimensional Analysis and Model Studies Total views (0)  
Need for dimensional analysis – methods of dimensional analysis – Similitude –types of similitude - Dimensionless parameters- application of dimensionless parameters – Model analysis.
Pages: 58
Price: Rs 29   
Chapter 4 * Jets and Pumps Total views (0)  
Impact of jets - Euler’s equation - Theory of roto-dynamic machines – various efficiencies– velocity components at entry and exit of the rotor- velocity triangles - Centrifugal pumps– working principle - work done by the impeller - performance curves - Reciprocating pump- working principle – Rotary pumps –classification.
Pages: 130
Price: Rs 65   
Chapter 5 * Turbines Total views (0)  
Classification of turbines – heads and efficiencies – velocity triangles. Axial, radial and mixed flow turbines. Pelton wheel, Francis turbine and Kaplan turbines- working principles - work done by water on the runner – draft tube. Specific speed - unit quantities – performance curves for turbines – governing of turbines.
Pages: 100
Price: Rs 50