Fluid mechanics (2 Units)
Types of fluids, Physical properties of fluid. Flow mechanism in hydrological studies. Fluid mechanics: Mechanics of ideal fluid, Potential flow, flow nets, Laplace equation, Flow in porous media, Mechanics of viscous flow, Navier-Stokes equation, Reynold stresses, Reynold’s equation, Boundary layer theory, velocity distribution. Physical properties of water, Uniform ow in open channels, Equation of continuity and motion, Gradually varied uniform flow, back water curves), Hydraulics, Flow in hydraulic structures, hydraulic jump and head losses, Hydraulic models, Theory of groundwater flow and mathematical treatment of a number of important flow problems.