Fluid dynamics and turbomachines

Start Date
24/07/2017

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15/09/2017

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15/09/2017

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Dhiman Chatterjee
IIT Madras
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Overview

ABOUT THE COURSE

The first part of the course introduces important concepts of fluid dynamics which forms the theoretical foundation for the second portion of the course on turbomachines. The course is intended for advanced B. Tech/B. E. students as well as a refresher course for practicing engineers working in the field of pump and turbine industries.

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INTENDED AUDIENCE
1.    Undergraduate students and 
2.    Practicing engineers (refresher course)

PRE-REQUISITES 

1. Basic Engineering Mathematics and
2. Engineering Mechanics
3. Basic Engineering Thermodynamics


INDUSTRY SUPPORT – LIST OF COMPANIES/INDUSTRY THAT WILL RECOGNIZE/VALUE THIS ONLINE COURSE

Pump and turbine industry

COURSE LAYOUT 

Week 1    
Introduction to fluid flows
Week 2    
Integral approach for analyzing fluid flow 
Week 3    
Differential approach for analyzing fluid flow
Week 4   
 Incompressible viscous internal and external flow
Week 5   
 Introduction to turbomachines
Week 6    
Principle of turbomachines
Week 7    
Performance of pump and hydraulic turbine​​
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Week 8    
Performance of steam and gas turbine

REFEENCE BOOKS

1. Fox, R.W., Pritchard, P.J. and McDonald, A. T.,, “Introduction to Fluid Mechanics”, 7th edition, Wiley India, 2011.
2. White, F., M., “Fluid Mechanics”, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill, 1999.
3. Som, S.K., Biswas, G. and Chakraborty, S.,, “Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines”, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2012.
4. Dixon, S.L., “Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachines”, 4th edition, Butterworh Hinemann, 1998.
5. Kadambi, V. and Manohar Prasad, “An Introduction to Energy Conversion Vol.III: Turbomachinery”, , Wiley Eastern, 1997.
6. Gopalakrishnan, G. and Prithvi Raj, D. “A Treatise of Turbomachines”, Scitech Publications, 2002.

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Faculty

Dhiman Chatterjee


Dr. Dhiman Chatterjee is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras. He teaches Incompressible Fluid Flow and Turbomachines. His research specialization includes turbomachines and cavitation.

 Dr. Shamit Bakshi is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras. He teaches Incompressible Fluid Flow and IC Engines. His research specialization includes droplet/spray processes and I.C. Engine flows.

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