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Engineering Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines
Authors:   K. C. Patra

ISBN: 978-81-7319-982-0 
Publication Year:   2011
Pages:   578
Binding:   Paper Back

About the book

This textbook attempts to cover all the topics concerning fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines, keeping in view the requirements of undergraduate engineering students of all branches. Beginning with fundamentals, advanced topics are discussed towards the end of each chapter. This book written in SI System of units should be a single guiding reference material for most university examinations, AMIE and other competitive examinations. While dealing with various aspects, emphasis is on showing a physical picture of the situation with the help of diagrams.

Key Features

  • Simple and lucid presentation of methods and concepts Each concept or principle followed by solved examples

Table of content

Preface / Introduction / Fluid Statics / Kinematics of Flow / Dynamics of Fluid Flow / Analysis of Pipe Flow / Flow Measurements / Dimensional Analysis and Model Testing / Drag Lift and Boundary Layer Flows / Compressible Fluid Flow / Open Channel Hydraulics / Hydraulic Machines / Objective Questions / References / Conversion Factors / Index.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students and Professionals