Applied Hydraulics 1 Semester 5 (TE Third Year) BE Civil Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

CBCGS [2018 - current]
CBGS [2014 - 2017]
Old [2000 - 2013]


100 Dynamics of Fluid Flow
  • Momentum principle (applications: pipe bends) moment of momentum equation (applications: sprinkler).
200 Dimensional Analysis
  • Dimensional homogeneity, Buckingham’s π theorem, Reyleigh’s method, dimensionless numbers their significance, Model (or similarity) laws, Types of models, application of model laws: Reynold’s model law Froude’s model law, scale effect in models.
300 Impact of Jets
  • Introduction, Force exerted bon stationary flat plate: held normal to jet, held inclined to jet, curved plate: symmetrical unsymmetrical (jet striking at centre tangentially), jet propulsion of ships.
400 Hydraulic Turbines
  • General layout of hydro-electric plant, heads efficiencies of turbine, classification, Pelton Wheel Turbine, Reaction Turbine, Francis Turbine, Kaplane Turbine, draft tube theory, specific speed, unit quantities, Characteristic curves, Governing of turbines, Cavitations
500 Centrifugal Pumps
  • Work done, heads, efficiencies, Minimum speed: series parallel operation, Multistage pumps, specific speed, model testing, priming, characteristic curves, cavitations, Brief introduction to reciprocating pump.
600 Miscellaneous Hydraulic Machines
  • Introduction: Hydraulic ram, Hydraulic press, Hydraulic accumulator, Hydraulic intensifier, Hydraulic crane, Hydraulic lift.

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