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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" provides a comprehensive coverage of the syllabus of Fluid Mechanics for different technical universities in India. Fluid mechanics has several categories, such as include Fluid kinematics, Fluid statics and Fluid dynamics.
A total of 16 chapters followed by two special chapters of ';Universities' Questions (Latest) with Solutions' and ';GATE and UPSC Examinations' Questions with Answers/Solutions' after each unit also make it an excellent resource for aspirants of various entrance examinations.
1. PROPERTIES OF FLUIDS
2. PRESSURE MEASUREMENT
3. HYDROSTATIC FORCES ON SURFACES
4. BUOYANCY AND FLOATATION
5. FLUID KINEMATICS
6. FLUID DYNAMICS
7. DIMENSIONAL AND MODEL ANALYSIS
8. FLOW THROUGH ORIFICES AND MOUTHPIECES
9. FLOW OVER NOTCHES AND WEIRS
10. LAMINAR FLOW
11. TURBULENT FLOW IN PIPES
12. FLOW THROUGH PIPES
13. BOUNDARY LAYER THEORY
14. FLOW AROUND SUBMERGED BODIES—DRAG AND LIFT
15. COMPRESSIBLE FLOW
16. FLOW IN OPEN CHANNELS
SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS
GATE AND UPSC EXAMINATIONS' QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS/SOLUTIONS (Latest-Selected)
Close to 1400 examples, figures, tables and chapter-end highlights aid to the concepts explained.
Close to 900 chapter-end questions for practice.
University Questions, GATE & UPSC Examination Questions and Laboratory Experiments at the end of the book add to the practice quotient of the students.