**CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Study Materials**

Anna University – CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Regulation 2021 Syllabus , Notes , Important Questions, Question Paper with Answers Previous Year Question Paper.

**UNIT I FLUIDS PROPERTIES AND FLUID STATICS CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Syllabus**

Scope of fluid mechanics – Definitions of a fluid – Methods of analysis – Continuum hypothesis – System and Control volume approach – Reynold’s transportation theorem – Fluid properties – Fluid statics – Manometry – Forces on plane and curved surfaces – Buoyancy and floatation – Stability of floating bodies.

**UNIT II BASIC CONCEPTS OF FLUID FLOW CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Notes**

Kinematics: Classification of flows – Streamline, streak-line and path-lines – Stream function and velocity potentials – Flownets; Dynamics : Application of control volume to continuity, energy and momentum – Euler’s equation of motion along a stream line – Bernoulli’s equation – Applications to velocity and discharge measurements – Linear momentum equation – Application to Pipe bends – Moment of momentum equation.

**UNIT III DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND MODEL STUDIES CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Important Questions**

Fundamental dimensions – Dimensional homogeneity – Rayleigh’s method and Buckingham Pi theorem – Dimensionless parameters – Similitude and model studies – Distorted and undistorted models.

**UNIT IV INCOMPRESSIBLE VISCOUS FLOW CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Question Bank**

Reynolds experiment – Laminar flow in pipes and between parallel plates – Development of laminar and turbulent flows in pipes – Darcy-Weisbach equation – Moody diagram – Major and minor losses of flow in pipes – Total energy line – Hydraulic grade line – Siphon – Pipes in series and parallel – Equivalent pipes.

**UNIT V BOUNDARY LAYERS CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Question Paper**

Definition of boundary layers – Laminar and turbulent boundary layers – Displacement, momentum and energy thickness – Momentum integral equation – Applications – Separation of boundary layer – Drag and Lift forces.

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**TEXTBOOKS: CE3301 Fluid Mechanics Study materials**

1. Modi P.N and Seth Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics including Hydraulic Machines Standard

Book House New Delhi. 2015.

2. Streeter, V.L. Wylie, E. B. and Bedford K.W, Fluid Mechanics. (9th Ed.) Tata McGraw Hill,

New Delhi, 1998.

**REFERENCES:**

1. S K Som; Gautam Biswas and S Chakraborty, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Fluid

Machines, Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt. Ltd., 2012.

2. Pani B S, Fluid Mechanics: A Concise Introduction, Prentice Hall of India Private Ltd, 2016.

3. Jain A. K. Fluid Mechanics including Hydraulic Machines, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi,

2014.

4. Narayana Pillai N. Principles of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines, (3rd Ed.) University

Press (India) Pvt. Ltd. 2009.

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