A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines, 6/e

A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines, 6/e

Authors : Er. R K Rajput

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About the Author

Er. R K Rajput :-
He was born on 15 September, 1944 (coincident with Engineer's Day) is a multidisciplinary engineer. He obtained his Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering (with Hons., Gold Medal) from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala. He is also a graduate engineer in Electrical Engineering. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching different subjects of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering disciplines. He has published/ presented a large number of technical papaers. He is the author of several books on the important subjects of Mechanical as well as Electrical Engineering disciples. By dint of hard work and devotion to duty, he has earned the following awards and honours:

• Best Teacher (Academic) Award
• Distinguished Author Award
• Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Gold Medal for an outstanding research paper

About the Book

A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines covers completely the syllabi of B.Tech./B.E. Courses of various technical universities of India. It will also prove to be of immense use to the students preparing for various Competitive examinations (GATE, UPSC, etc.)

Salient Features

• It deals with the various topics of the subject systematically and exhaustively.
• Subject matter has been prepared in a lucid, direct and easily understandable style.
• Simple diagrams and solved examples have been amply provided in various chapters, wherever required.
• At the end of each chapter, Highlights, Multiple-choice Questions, Theoretical Questions and Unsolved Examples have been added to make this treatise a completed and comprehensive book on the subject.

Table of Content

Part-I: Fluid Mechanics
• Properties of Fluids • Pressure Measurement • Hydrostatic Forces on Surfaces • Buoyancy and Floatation • Fluid Kinematics • Fluid Dynamics • Dimensional and Model Analysis • Flow through Orifices and Mouthpieces • Flow Over Notches and Weirs • Laminar Flow • Turbulent Flow in Pipes • Flow through Pipes • Boundary Layer Theory • Flow around Submerged Bodies—Drag and Lift • Compressible Flow • Flow in Open Channels • Universities' Questions (Latest) with "Solutions" • ''GATE'' AND ''UPSC'' Examinations' Questions with Answers/Solutions (Latest-Selected) • Laboratory Practicals

Part-II: Hydraulic Machines
• Impact of Free Jets • Hydraulic Turbines • Centrifugal Pumps • Reciprocating Pumps • Miscellaneous Hydraulic Machines • Water Power Development • Fluidics • Universities' Questions (Latest) with "Solutions" • ''GATE'' and ''UPSC'' Examinations' Questions with Answers/Solutions (Latest-Selected) • Laboratory Practicals