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Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

  • S. C. Gupta
  • Author: S. C. Gupta
    • ISBN:9788177583649
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8177583646
    • Price:Rs. 749.00
    • Pages:596
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    This text is designed for the course on fluid mechanics and hydraulic machines offered to the undergraduate students of mechanical and civil engineering. Written in a lucid style, the book lays emphasis on explaining the logic and physics of critical problems to develop analytical skills in the reader.

    Table of Content

    1. Fluid Statics
    2. Mathematical Modelling of Flow
    3. Ideal Fluid Flow
    4. Flow through Pipe and Channel
    5. Laminar Flow
    6. Turbulent Flow
    7. Compressible Flow
    8. Non-Dimensional Analysis
    9. Rota-Machines
    10. Other Hydraulic Systems
    11. Experimental Methods

    Salient Features

    • Over 200 solved problems and numerous practice problems that go beyond the simple formulae-substitution problems.
    • Detailed treatment of fluid dynamics, boundary-layer flow, compressible and incompressible flows, and turbulent flows.
    • Separate chapters on mathematical modelling of flow and non-dimensional analysis.
    • Coverage of various hydraulic machines/systems such as jets, centrifugal pumps, turbines, reciprocating pumps, cranes, lifts, presses and couplings.
    • An appendix on mathematical concepts including vector algebra, calculus, integrals, coordinate systems, tensor notations and conformal mapping.