Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines – Dr. R. K. Bansal – 1st Edition


A of and Hydraulic Machines is an ultimate for of mechanical . Revised and updated, this book contains all the chapters and topics matching the latest syllabus of mechanical engineering. Popular nationwide, this book helps students to gain comprehensive about the subject. Clear and easy-to- understand language of the book makes it ideal for all. A set of solved is given at the end of every topic. Chapters are divided into different topics and supported with detail explanation, examples and diagrams wherever required. At the end of every chapter, important highlights and exercise are provided, so that students can revise the entire chapter in short time; while exercise allows them to check their grip on the subject.

The entire book is divided into 21 chapters, extensively covering all the important aspects of mechanical engineering. This book has been preferred and recommended by students and educationists nationwide. It is also useful for those, who are preparing from UPSC examinations.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Properties of Fluids
Chapter 2. Pressure and Its Measurement
Chapter 3. Hydrostatic Forces on Surfaces
Chapter 4. Buoyancy and Floatation
Chapter 5. Kinematics of Flow and Ideal Flow
Chapter 6. Dynamics of Fluid Flow
Chapter 7. Orifices and Mouthpieces
Chapter 8. Notches and Weirs
Chapter 9. Viscous Flow
Chapter 10. Turbulent Flow
Chapter 11. Flow Through Pipes
Chapter 12. Dimensional and Model Analysis
Chapter 13. Boundary Layer Flow
Chapter 14. Forces on Sub-merged Bodies
Chapter 15. Compressible Flow
Chapter 16. Flow in Open Channels
Chapter 17. Impact of Jets and Jet Propulsion
Chapter 18. Hydraulic Machines - Turbines
Chapter 19. Centrifugal Pumps
Chapter 20. Reciprocating Pumps
Chapter 21. Fluid System
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