Authors : R S Khurmi

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About the Author

R S Khurmi :-
He was born on 29 Aug 1939 in Sunam, a small town in Punjab. He completed his schooling in Sunam and then he completed his professional studies from Phagwara and Delhi. He started his career in Punjab Irrigation Department as an Engineer. After guidance from Professor Das of Chandigarh Engineering College, Dr. Khurmi came to Delhi and took up Teaching and Writing Engineering Text Books as a full time career. He had a great respect for his Guru Shri B.L. Theraja, who introduced him to S. Chand and Company. His books got a good market, not only in India but also abroad. According to the survey of UNESCO, he is the leading and No. 1 author of Engineering textbooks in Asia. He wrote his first book when he was just 26 years old. People in teaching profession always referred that Khurmi has revolutionized the way of writing Engineering Text Books. He was one of the founder members in Executive Committee of Afro-Asia Book Council.
He conducted Author Development Workshops at many places in India and abroad.

About the Book

Hydraulics, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines is a textbook for Students of Engineering & Technology Courses B.E., B.Tech., B.Sc. Engg., B.Arch., A.M.I.E., I.G.N.O.U., UPSC (IES & IAS), SSC, GATE, and Diploma Courses etc. This book is to present the subject matter in most concise, compact, to the point and lucid manner.


Table of Content

• Introduction and Properties of Fluids • Fluid Pressure and its Measurement • Hydrostatics • Applications of Hydrostatics • Equilibrium of Floating Bodies • Hydro-Kinematics (or Fluid Kinematics) • Hydro-Dynamics (or Fluid Dynamics) (Bernoulli's & Euler's Equations and Their Applications) • Flow Through Orifices (Measurement of Discharge) • Flow Through Orifices (Measurement of Time) • Flow Through Mouthpieces • Flow Over Notches • Flow Over Weirs • Flow Through Simple Pipes • Flow Through Compound Pipes • Flow Through Nozzles • Uniform Flow Through Open Channels • Non-Uniform Flow Through Open Channels • Viscous Flow (Laminar Flow-I) • Viscous Resistance (Laminar Flow-II) • Fluid Masses Subjected to Acceleration • Vortex Flow • Mechanics of Compressible Flow • Compressible Flow of Fluids • Flow Around Immersed Bodies (Drag & Lift) and Boundary Layer Theory • Dimensional Analysis • Model Analysis (Undistorted Models) • Model Analysis (Distorted Models) • Non-Dimensional Constants • Impact of Jets • Jet Propulsion • Water Wheels • Impulse Turbines • Reaction Turbines • Performance of Turbines • Centrifugal Pumps • Reciprocating Pumps • Performance of Pumps • Pumping Devices • Hydraulic Systems (Miscellaneous Hydraulic Machines)