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Fluid and Particle Mechanics

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and NPTEL via Swayam

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Overview

This course introduces the concepts of fluid and particle mechanics and demonstrates their applications.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Any interested Learners
PREREQUISITES: Nil
INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Chemical process industries

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1: Introduction to Navier Stokes (NS) equations and their exact solutions, Poisuelle flow
Week 2: Taylor Couette flow, Rheology
Week 3: Dimensional analysis
Week 4: Turbulent Flow
Week 5: Friction losses, Moody’s chart
Week 6: Boundary layer theory
Week 7: Introduction to Particles, their characterization
Week 8: Particulate Phenomena – Brownian motion and phoresis
Week 9: Motion of particles in a fluid, terminal velocity, particle separation
Week 10: Sedimentation of dilute, concentrated and flocculated dispersions
Week 11: Packed and Fluidized Beds
Week 12: Filtration


Taught by

Prof. Madivala G. Basavaraj & Prof. Sumesh P Thampi

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