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Swayam Central

Fluid Mechanics

By Prof. Subashisa Dutta   |   IIT Guwahati
Fluid Mechanics is an inter-disciplinary course covering the basic principles and its applications in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.The students will have new problem solving approaches like control volume concept and streamline patterns which are now a days required to solve the real-life complex problems. The visualization of the fluid-flow problems will be demonstrated to enhance student's interest on the subject.

INTENDED AUDIENCE :  Undergraduate Student in Different Engineering Colleges
PREREQUISITES          :   Nil

Learners enrolled: 12546

SUMMARY

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 26 Aug 2019
End Date : 18 Oct 2019
Exam Date : 16 Nov 2019
Category :
  • Civil Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1: Introduction and Basic Concepts
    Week 2: Properties of Fluids 
    Week 3: Pressure and Fluid Statics
    Week 4: Fluid Kinematics
    Week 5: Mass, Bernoulli and Energy Equations
    Week 6  Momentum Analysis of Flow Systems
    Week 7: Dimensional Analysis and Modeling
    Week 8: Flow Through Pipes

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    1. Fluid Mechanics FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS YUNUS A. QENGEL and JOHN M. CIMBALA Mc GRAW HILL Publications. 
    2. Fluid Mechanics Frank M. White Mc GRAW HILL Publications. 
    3. Fluid Mechanics. Irving H Shames, McGRAW Hill Publication, Fourth Edition 
    4. Fluid Mechanics An Introduction, E. Rathakrishnan, PHI, Second Edition 
    5. Fluid Mechanics MIT Open Courseware 

    INSTRUCTOR BIO



    Prof. Subashisa Dutta, Having more than 15 years experience of teaching in IIT Guwahati for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The Fluid Mechanics course in undergraduate level was instructed five times by the Subject Matter Expert. Bcsides this, he developed a NPTEL web course on Fluid Mechanics for undergraduate students. ln the research and consultancies work of mathematical modeling of different rivers like the Brahmaputra, he has been exposed to real life challenging works. In this course, some of the real life problems will be discussed

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    CERTIFICATION EXAM :
    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 16 November 2019, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Guwahati. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies are being discontinued from July 2019 semester and will not be dispatched

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