NPTEL: Fluid Machines

 with  Sankar Kumar Som

This is an introductory course in Fluid Machines. The subject Fluid Machines has a wide scope and is of prime importance in almost all fields of engineering. The course emphasizes the basic underlying fluid mechanical principles governing energy transfer in a fluid machine and also description of the different kinds of hydraulic and air machines along with their performances. There is a well balanced coverage of physical concepts, mathematical operations along with examples and exercise problems of practical importance. After completion of the course, the students will have a strong foundation on Fluid Machines and will be able to apply the basic principles, the laws, and the pertinent equations to engineering design of the machines for required applications.


Week 1:
Introduction and basic principles

Week 2:
Hydraulic Impulse Turbine

Week 3:
Hydraulic Reaction Turbine Part I

Week 4:
Hydraulic Reaction Turbine Part II and Hydraulic Pump Part I

Week 5:
Hydraulic Pump Part II

Week 6:
Hydraulic Pump Part III

Week 7:
Air Compressor Part I

Week 8:
Air Compressor Part II

0 Student
Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Subject Engineering
Provider NPTEL
Language English
Certificates Certificate Available
Calendar 8 weeks long

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