FCE 422 - Fluid Mechanics III

FCE 422 - Fluid Mechanics III (45 hrs)


Free and forced vortices.  Momentum and impact of jets.  Hydroelectric stations; types of turbines and pumps - Pump and turbine characteristics, unit power, unit speed, specific speed.  Dimensional similarity theorems, non-dimensional coefficients, application to models.  Model studies and operation under varying conditions.  Hydraulic systems and introduction to fluidics.

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