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NPTEL

Fluid Dynamics and Turbomachines

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology Madras via YouTube

Syllabus

Introduction to Fluid Flow.
Flow field, Stresses on fluid element, Newtonian fluid.
Non Newtonian fluid, Classification of flow, Analysis of flow.
Tutorial.
Integral analysis, Control volume, Generalised conservation equation.
Mass and linear momentum conservation in CV.
Angular momentum conservation, Non-inertial frame of reference.
Tutorial.
Differential Analysis.
Navier-Stokes equation for 2D incompressible flow.
Vorticity, Stream function, Bernoulli's equation.
Tutorial.
External flows, Laminar and Turbulent Boundary Layer.
Differential analysis of boundary layer, Blassius equation.
Boundary Layer flow with pressure gradient, Flow separation.
Internal flow, Pipe friction.
Basic Thermodynamics.
Turbomachines: Definition and classification.
Dimensional Analysis.
Tutorial.
Representation of Turbomachines and Definition of velocity.
Euler's energy equation.
Real fluid flow and efficiency of turbomachine.
Tutorial.
Pumps.
Pumping Systems.
Hydraulic Turbines: Pelton Turbine.
Hydraulic Turbines: Reaction Turbines.
Cavitation in Hydroturbomachines.
Tutorial.
Introduction to compressible flow.
Steam and Gas Turbine : Introduction and classification.
Steam and Gas Turbine : h-s Plots and velocity triangle.
Tutorial.

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