BE Chemical Engineering Semester 3 (SE Second Year)University of Mumbai
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# Fluid Flow Semester 3 (SE Second Year) BE Chemical Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

CBCGS [2017 - current]
CBGS [2013 - 2016]
Old [2000 - 2012]

## Topics with syllabus and resources

100.00 Introduction and Basic Concepts
• Scope and Applications of fluid flow
• Properties of fluids such as Density, viscosity, surface tension, capillarity effect, vapor pressure, compressibility factor, Enthalpy, Entropy.
200.00 Pressure and Fluid Statics
• Fluid Pressure at a Point
• Pascal’s Law
• Pressure Variation in a fluid at rest
• Measurement of Pressure
• Manometer
• Peizometer U-Table Manometer
• Single Column manometer
• U – Tube differential manometer
• Inverted Differential U – tube manometer
• Inclined manometer
• Hydrostatic Equilibrium
300.00 Fluid Kinematics
• Types of fluid flow namely steady and unsteady, Uniform and nonuniform, laminar and turbulent, compressible and incompressible, internal and external, one, two and three dimensional flow.
• Concepts of Stream lines, stream tubes. Newton Law of Viscosity, Rheological behavior of fluid
400.00 Basic Equations of Fluid Flow
• Equation of Continuity
• Equation of motion:- Euler’s equation of motion, Bernoulli’s equation from Euler’s Equation.
• Modified Bernoulli’s equation.
500.00 Practical Application of Bernoulli’S Equation
• Venturimeter: Horizontal and inclined
• Orificemeter, Pitot tube
• Notches and Weirs:- Introduction, classification, Derivation for V – notch.
600.00 Flow
601.00 Flow Through Circular Pipes
• Shear – Stress, Distribution and velocity distribution for incompressible fluids in cylindrical tube
• Relationship between Skin friction and wall shear, friction factor, Darcy’s Weisbach equation
• Reynolds experiment and Reynolds no., Formation of Boundary layer.
602.00 Laminar Flow Through Pipes
• Shear stress, velocity distribution
• Derivation of local velocity, maximum velocity, average velocity
• Kinetic Energy Correction factor, Hagen – Poiseullie equation.
603.00 Turbulent Flow
• Velocity distribution equations, Average velocity, local velocity, maximum velocity, kinetic energy correction factor.
• Von Carman equation and friction factors (No Numericals on universal velocity)
• Equivalent diameter for circular and non circular ducts.
• Pipes in series and Parallel.
• Losses due to different fittings, sudden expansion etc.
700.00 Fluids
701.00 Compressible Fluids
• Introduction, Mach no., Sonic, supersonic and subsonic flow, continuity equation and Bernoulli’s equation, stagnation properties, Acoustic velocity
• Isothermal Flow
• Isentropic Flow
702.00 Flow Past Immersed Bodies
• Drag forces, Coefficient of drag, Terminal settling velocity, Stoke’s Law
• Capillary viscometer
703.00 Power Consumption in Agitation
• Power curves, Power No., types of impellers.
800.00 Pumps and Valves
801.00 Classification and Types
• Centrifugal pumps, Introduction, main parts, Work done, Power required, Definitions of heads and efficiency, NPSH, Priming, Cavitations characteristic curves.
• Specific speed, minimum speed.
802.00 Reciprocating Pump
• Classifications and working
• General idea about Compressors, Fans and Blowers
803.00 Types of Valves
• Globe valves, Check valves, Gate valves, butterfly valves and non-return valves.

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