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Information for lesson "Fluid Mechanics NPTEL CC-E"

Description: Fundamental Concepts of Fluid Flow: Fundamental definitions, Flow characteristics, Classification of fluids, Fluid properties, Foundations of flow analysis. Fluid Statics: Fluid pressure, Forces on solid surfaces, Buoyant forces. Kinematics of Fluid Flow: Equations for acceleration, Continuity equation, Irrotational and rotational flow, Potential and stream functions. Dynamics of Fluid Flow: Finite control volume analysis, Euler and Bernoulli's theorems, Impulse momentum theory, Applications of energy and momentum equations. Laminar and Turbulent Flows: Types of flow, Reynolds experiment, Laminar flow between parallel plates, Laminar flow in pipes, Turbulent flow in pipes. Navier-Stokes Equations and Applications: Introduction to Navier-Stokes equations, Exact solutions for simple cases of flow, Plane Poiseuille flow, Coute flow, Stokes flow and porous media flow. Boundary Layer Theory and Applications: Concepts of the boundary layer, Flow separation, Circulation, Drag and lift on immersed bodies.

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