## Archive for the ‘Fluid Mechanics 1’ Category

# Definition of Steady Flow and Unsteady Flow

Sunday, November 11, 2012 14:08 1 CommentSteady flow A steady flow is one in which all conditions at any point in a stream

# Definition of Head and its Units | Kinetic Head | Potential Head | Pressure Head | Total head

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 17:28 No CommentsHead : (H) The total energy of the fluid particles per unit weight is known as

# Energy Considerations in a Steady Flow

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 15:24 1 CommentWhenever Fluid is moving in a certain pipe line then the fluid must contain certain energy. The energy sustain by the fluids are

# Flow Rate | Volume flow rate | Weight flow rate | Mass flow rate

Thursday, March 10, 2011 16:39 No CommentsFlow Rate Flow rate or rate of flow is the quantity of fluid passing through any section(pipe line or open channel) per

# Reynolds Number | Laminar Flow and Turbulent Flow with respecet to Reynolds number

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 21:57 2 CommentsReynolds Number : It is the ratio between inertial forces and viscous forces. It is shown by

# Fluid Kinematics | Path lines | Stream lines

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 20:32 No CommentsFluid Kinematics : The branch of Fluid Mechanics in which we study the fluids in motion is

# Conditions of Equilibrium for floating bodies

Thursday, February 10, 2011 7:42 No CommentsConditions of Equilibrium for floating bodies: There are three conditions of equilibrium for floating bodies. Stable Equilibrium. Unstable Equilibrium.

# Buoyancy or Force of Buoyancy | Conditions of Stability for floating bodies

Thursday, February 10, 2011 7:23 No CommentsBuoyancy or Force of Buoyancy: Buoyancy or Force of Buoyancy is the difference of weight of body in air and weight of body in any

# Units of Absolute viscosity | Kinematic viscosity | Viscometer | Surface tension | Capillarity action

Saturday, January 22, 2011 20:47 No CommentsSurface tension Surface tension is defined as The process due to which a tight thin sheet is formed on the surface of fluid due to unbalanced molecular attration is known as Surface tension. For example Collapse of bubbles. Mosquito floating on the surface of water . Units of Absolute viscosity The SI units of absolute […]

# Atmospheric Pressure |Absolute Pressure | Gauge pressure | Vacuum pressure

Saturday, January 15, 2011 18:37 No CommentsAtmospheric Pressure: It is the weigth of the air per unit surface area of earth and Denoted by P(atm). Atmospheric pressure is inversely proportional