__Course Syllabi: UES011 : Thermo Fluids (L :
T : P :: 3 : 1 : 2)__

**1. Course number and name**: UES011
Thermo Fluids

**2.**** ****Credits and contact hours**: 4.5 and 6

**3.**** ****Text book, title, author, and year**

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**Text
Books / Reference Books**

·
*Kumar, D. S, Fluid
Mechanics and Fluid Power Engineering, S. K. Kataria
(2009)*

·
*Cengel** and Boles, Thermodynamics: an
Engineering Approach, McGraw-Hill (2011)*

·
*Jain, A. K. , Fluid Mechanics: including Hydraulic Machines, Khanna
Publishers (2003)*

·
*Rao, Y.V. C, An Introduction to
Thermodynamics, Universities Press (2004)*

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a.
Other supplemental
materials

·
Nil

**4.**** ****Specific course information**

a.
Brief description of
the content of the course (catalog description)

**Fluid Mechanics **

**Introduction**: Definition of a fluid and its properties

**Hydrostatics**: Measurement of pressure, thrust on submerged
surfaces

**Principles
of Fluid Motion**: Description of fluid flow; continuity
equation; Euler and Bernoulli equations; Pitot total
head and static tubes, venturi-meter, orifice-meter, rotameter; Momentum equation and its applications

**Pipe Flow**: Fully developed flow; laminar pipe flow; turbulent
pipe flow, major and minor losses; Hydraulic gradient line (HGL)
and total energy line (TEL)

**Boundary Layer**: Boundary layer profile; displacement, momentum and energy thickness

**Thermodynamics **

**Introduction**: Properties of matter, the state postulate, energy, processes
and thermodynamic systems;

**Properties
of Pure Substances**: property tables, property diagrams,
phase change, equations of state (ideal gas);

**Energy**: Energy transfer by heat, work and mass;

**First Law
of Thermodynamics**: Closed system, open system,
steady-flow engineering devices;

**Second Law of Thermodynamics**: Statements of the Second Law, heat engines,
refrigeration devices, reversible versus irreversible processes, the Carnot
cycle.

**Laboratory/Project programme**

**List of Experiments**

1.
Verification of Bernoulli’s theorem

2.
Determination of hydrostatic force
and its location on a vertically immersed surface

3.
Determination of friction factor for
pipes of different materials

4.
Determination of loss coefficients
for various pipe fittings

5.
Verification of momentum equation

6.
Visualization of laminar and
turbulent flow, and rotameter

7.
Calibration of a venturi-meter

8.
Boundary layer over a flat plate

**Sample List of Micro-Projects**

Students in a group of 4/5 members will be assigned a
micro project.

1.
Design a physical system to
demonstrate the applicability of Bernoulli’s equation

2.
Determine the pressure distribution
around the airfoil body with the help of wind tunnel.

3.
Demonstrate the first law of
thermodynamics for an open system, for example: a ordinary hair dryer.

4.
Develop a computer program for
solving pipe flow network.

**5.**** ****Specific goals for the course**

After the completion
of this course, the students will be able to:

·
Analyze and solve
problems of simple fluid based engineering systems including pressures and
forces on submerged surfaces .

·
Analyze fluid flow
problems with the application of the mass, momentum and energy equations.

·
Evaluate practical
problems associated with pipe flow systems.

·
Conceptualize and
describe practical flow systems such as boundary layers and their importance in
engineering analysis.

·
Estimate fluid
properties and solve basic problems using property tables, property diagrams
and equations of state.

·
Analyze and solve
problems related to closed systems and steady-flow devices by applying the
conservation of energy principle.

·
Analyze
thesecond law of thermodynamics for various systems and to evaluate the performance of heat engines, refrigerators and heat
pumps.

**6.**** ****Brief list of topics to be covered**

·
Hydrostatics

·
Pipe flow

·
Fluid mechanics

·
Thermostatics