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AE 627 FLUID MECHANICS                                                                               (3L+IP) I

Objective
To acquaint and equip with the latest knowledge in the field of fluid mechanics

Theory

UNIT I
Review of fluid properties and definitions.

UNIT II
Fluids flow concepts and basic equations; kinetics and dynamics of fluid flow; method of describing motion, velocity, acceleration.

UNIT III
Euler’s equation; stress and deformation components for general cases.

UNIT IV
Fundamental equations derived from principles of mass transfer and conservation of mass, momentum and energy.

UNIT V
Ideal fluid flow requirements; vortex, irrotational and rotational flow; velocity potential; stream function; flow net.

UNIT VI
Two and three dimensional flow; boundary layer theory; velocity distribution; transition from laminar to turbulent flow; Heleshaw models.

Practicals
Extensive practical on different aspects of fluid mechanics.

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