Unit  I : Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
 Properties of Fluids : Definition of fluid, Concept of continuum, Density, Specific weight, Specific gravity, Dynamic viscosity, Kinematics viscosity, Newton's law of viscosity, Types of fluid, Rheological diagram, Surface tension, Capillarity, Compressibility, Vapour pressure. (Chapter  1) Fluid statics : Pascal’s law, Pressure at a point, Total pressure and centre of pressure for inclined flat plate, Buoyancy, Metacenter and floatation. (No numerical treatment for Buoyancy, metacenter and floatation) (Chapters  2, 3, 4)

Unit  II : Kinematics of Fluid Motion  Eulerian and langragian approach of fluid flow, Total or material derivative for velocity field, Continuity equation, Types of flows (One, two, three dimensional , Steady unsteady, Uniform, Nonuniform, Laminar, Turbulent, Compressible, Incompressible, Rotational, Irrotational). Visualization of flow field (Stream, path and streak line), Vorticity in two dimensional flow, Stream function and velocity potential function. (Chapter  5)

Unit  III : Fluid Dynamics
 Introduction to flow models  Control volume and infinitesimally small element, Linear momentum equation using differential approach, Introduction to Navier  Stokes equation, Euler equation of motion, Derivation of Bernoulli’s equation along stream line , Concept of HGL and THL or TEL, Application of Bernoulli’s equation to venture meter, Pitot tube, Submerged orifices, Orifice meter, Vnotch. (Chapter  6)

Unit  IV : Internal Flow  Laminar and turbulent flow physics, Entrance region and fully developed flow. Velocity and shear stress distribution for laminar flow in a pipe, Fixed parallel plates and couette flow, Hydro dynamically smooth and rough boundaries, Velocity profile of turbulent flow. (Chapters  7, 8)

Unit  V : Flow Through Pipes
 Energy losses through pipemajor and minor losses, DarcyWeisbach equation, Pipes in series, Pipes in parallel and concept of equivalent pipe, Moody’s diagram, Siphons, Transmission of power, (No derivations for minor losses) Dimensional analysis : Dimensions of physical quantities, Dimensional homogeneity, Buckingham theorem, Important dimensionless numbers. (Chapters  9, 10)

Unit  VI : External flows
 Boundary layer formation for flow over flat plate, Boundary layer thickness : Displacement, Momentum and energy, Separation of boundary layer and methods of controlling. Forces on immersed bodies : Lift and drag (No derivation on lift), Flow around cylinder and aerofoil (Pressure distribution and circulation). (Chapters  11, 12) 