Lecture Notes

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L1 Subject Outline, Fluid Concepts, The Continuum Hypothesis (PDF)
L2 Description of Fluid Flow, Conservation Laws (PDF - 1.0 MB)
L3 Hydrostatics, Forces on Plane and Curved Surfaces (PDF - 1.1 MB)
L4 Manometry, Stability of Dams and Gates (PDF - 2.0 MB)
L5 Mass and Volume Conservation (PDF)
L6 Stream Function, Velocity Potential, Flownet Construction (PDF - 2.0 MB)
L7 The Bernoulli Equation for Ideal Fluids (PDF)
L8 Application of Mass Conservation and Bernoulli (PDF)
L9 Conservation Laws for Finite Control Volumes, Reynolds Transport Theorem (PDF)
L10 Conservation of Momentum for Finite Control Volumes (PDF)
L11 Applications of Momentum (PDF)
L12 The Bernoulli Equation from Energy Considerations (PDF)
L13 Special Forms and Interpretations of the Bernoulli Equation (PDF - 1.1 MB)
L14 Laminar Flow, Shear Stresses in Fluids (PDF - 1.0 MB)
L15 Velocity Distribution in Laminar Flows, Turbulence, The Reynolds Number (PDF)
L16 Pipe Friction Losses, Moody Diagram, Minor Losses (PDF - 1.2 MB)
L17 Pipe Flow Analysis (PDF)
L18 Pump Specification and Requirements (PDF - 1.2 MB)
L19 Turbines and Windmills (PDF)
L20 Drag Forces on Immersed Bodies (PDF - 1.6 MB)
L21 Lift Forces on Immersed Bodies (PDF - 1.4 MB)
L22 Fluid Mechanics of Pitching
L23 Uniform Open Channel Flow (PDF - 1.0 MB)
L24 Uniform Open Channel Flow Computations (PDF)
L25 Bernoulli Principle in Open Channel Flow, Specific Head-Depth Diagram (PDF)
L26 Application of Specific Head in Open Channel Flow, Super- and Sub-critical Flows (PDF - 1.0 MB)
L27 Momentum Principle in Open Channel Flow (PDF)
L28 Application of Momentum Principle in Open Channel Flow (PDF - 1.2 MB)
L29 Gradually Varied Open Channel Flow (PDF - 1.1 MB)
L30 Gradually Varied Flow Profiles (PDF - 2.3 MB)
L31 Discharge From Lakes and Under Gates (PDF - 1.3 MB)
L32 Further Examples of Gradually Varied Flow (PDF - 1.7 MB)
L33 Unsteady Flow in Open Channels, Kinematic Waves (PDF - 1.3 MB)
L34 Flood Routing (PDF - 1.2 MB)
L35-L36 Differential Analysis of Fluid Flow, Navier-Stokes Equations (PDF - 1.8 MB)

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