Mechanics Of Fluids MOF Notes KTU Mech S3 2019 scheme | MET203


The course MET201 - Mechanics Of Fluids, taught by the department of mechanical (Mech) engineering at Kerala Technological University, is required of all mechanical engineering students. The course is intended to provide students with a solid foundation in the fundamental principles of solid mechanics. The MOF course covers a variety of topics, including the fundamentals of solid mechanics, stress and strain, elasticity and plasticity, fracture mechanics, and more. 

A fluid machine is a device that converts fluid energy into mechanical energy or vice versa. Potential, kinetic, and intermolecular energy are all forms of energy stored by a fluid mass. A rotating shaft, on the other hand, is commonly used to transmit mechanical energy. Hydraulic machines are those that use liquid (mostly water for almost all practical purposes). Depending on the purpose, fluid machines use either liquid or gas as the working fluid.

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Board KTU
Scheme 2019 New Scheme
Year Second Year
Semester S3
Subject MET 203 |  Mechanics Of Fluids
Credit 4
Category KTU S3 Mechanical Engineering

KTU S3  Mechanics Of Fluids | MET 203 | Notes (2019 Scheme)

Mechanics Of Fluids MOF Notes KTU Mech S3 2019 scheme | MET203

One of the most important subjects for anyone pursuing a degree or a career in Mechanical Engineering is Mechanics of Fluids MOF. It is also one of the subjects in which students frequently struggle. The main reason for this is the extensive theoretical knowledge and mathematical calculations required to excel in this subject.

The course is designed to give students a solid understanding of material behavior under various loading conditions. The material covered in the course includes stress, strain, elasticity, fracture, and fatigue. The course notes are intended to be simple to read and provide a thorough overview of the material. The notes are based on the 2019 scheme and reflect the most recent syllabus.

Module 1

Module 1 - Syllabus

Introduction: Fluids and continuum, Physical properties of fluids, density, specific weight, vapour pressure, Newton’s law of viscosity. Ideal and real fluids, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids. Fluid Statics- Pressure-density-height relationship, manometers, pressure on a plane and curved surfaces, centre of pressure, buoyancy, stability of immersed and floating bodies, fluid masses subjected 

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Module 2

Module 2 - Syllabus

Kinematics of fluid flow: Eulerian and Lagrangian approaches, classification of fluid flow,1-D, 2-D and 3-D flow, steady, unsteady, uniform, non-uniform, laminar, turbulent, rotational,irrotational flows, stream lines, path lines, streak lines, stream tubes, velocity and acceleration influid, circulation and vorticity, stream function and potential function, Laplace equation,equipotential 

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Module 3

Module 3 - Syllabus

Control volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy, Equations of fluid dynamics: Differential equations of mass, energy and momentum (Euler's equation), Navier-Stokes equations(without proof) in cartesian co-ordinates. Dynamics of Fluid flow: Bernoulli's equation, Energies in flowing fluid, head, pressure, dynamic, static and total head, Venturi and Orifice meters, Notches and Weirs,Hydraulic coefficients, Velocity measurements: Pitot tube and Pitot-static tube.

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Module 4

Module 4 - Syllabus

Pipe Flow: Viscous flow: Reynolds experiment to classify laminar and turbulent flows,significance of Reynolds number, critical Reynolds number, shear stress and velocity distribution in a pipe, law of fluid friction, head loss due to friction, Hagen Poiseuille equation. Turbulent flow: Darcy- Weisbach equation, Chezy’s equation Moody’s chart, Major and minor energy losses, hydraulic gradient and total energy line, flow through long pipes, pipes in series, pipes in parallel, equivalent pipe, siphon, transmission of power through pipes, efficiency of transmission, Water hammer, Cavitation.

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Module 5

Module 5 - Syllabus

Boundary Layer : Growth of boundary layer over a flat plate and definition of boundary layer thickness, displacement thickness, momentum thickness and energy thickness, laminar and turbulent boundary layers, laminar sub layer, velocity profile, Von- Karman momentum integral equations for the boundary layers, calculation of drag, separation of boundary and methods of control. Dimensional Analysis: Dimensional analysis, Buckingham’s theorem, important non dimensional numbers and their significance, geometric, Kinematic and dynamic similarity, model studies. Froude, Reynolds, Weber, Cauchy and Mach laws- Applications and limitations of model testing, simple problems only

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