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Overview

This is an introductory course in Fluid Machines. The subject Fluid Machines has a wide scope and is of prime importance in almost all fields of engineering. The course emphasizes the basic underlying fluid mechanical principles governing energy transfer in a fluid machine and also description of the different kinds of hydraulic and air machines along with their performances. There is a well balanced coverage of physical concepts, mathematical operations along with examples and exercise problems of practical importance. After completion of the course, the students will have a strong foundation on Fluid Machines and will be able to apply the basic principles, the laws, and the pertinent equations to engineering design of the machines for required applications.

Syllabus

Week 1:
Introduction and basic principles


Week 2:
Hydraulic Impulse Turbine

Week 3:
Hydraulic Reaction Turbine Part I

Week 4:
Hydraulic Reaction Turbine Part II and Hydraulic Pump Part I

Week 5:
Hydraulic Pump Part II

Week 6:
Hydraulic Pump Part III

Week 7:
Air Compressor Part I

Week 8:
Air Compressor Part II

Taught by

Sankar Kumar Som

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