Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Course Name: 

TH700 Advanced Fluid Mechanics


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Recapitulation of fundamentals: Basic concepts. Navier Stokes equations, Potential flow theory and transformation flow around bodies, cylinders and aerofoils. Transformation of circle into aerofoil. Prediction of velocity and pressure distribution, boundary layer problems, laminar and turbulent boundary layers, separation criterion. Introduction to compressible flow, velocity of sound and mach number, Isentropic flow, flow with friction and heat transfer. Analysis of flows with normal and oblique shock waves. Supersonic flows. Unsteady flows.


Yuan, S. W., Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, Printice Hall, India. S. M. Yahya, Compressible Fluid Flow, IIT, New Delhi. A. H. Shapiro, The Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Compressible flow, Ronald Press. Nijaguna, Thermal Science/Engineering data Hand Book, KREC.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. Ravikiran Kadoli, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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