Hydraulic engineering, as a sub-discipline of civil engineering, is concerned with the flow and conveyance of fluids. This course consists of the topic like viscous fluid flow, laminar and turbulent flow, boundary layer analysis, dimensional analysis, open channel flows, flow through pipes, and computational fluid dynamics. The objective of this course is to introduce various hydraulic engineering problems like open channel flows and hydraulic machines. In addition this course is a compulsory part of AICTE Civil Engineering curricula
Dr. Mohammad Saud Afzal is an assistant professor in Department of Civil engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He is an established researcher in the field of Hydraulics and water resources. His research area focuses on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Hydraulics of sediment transport, Coastal Engineering and machine learning and artificial intelligence in Hydraulics. He is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur, Tu- Delft and Norwegian university of science and Technology (NTNU). He is known for his numerical analysis technique in the field of hydraulics and sediment transport.
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Week 1 : Basics of Fluid Mechanics 1
Week 2 : Basics of Fluid Mechanics 2
Week 3 : Laminar and Turbulent Fluid Flow
Week 4 : Boundary Layer Analysis
Week 5 : Dimensional Analysis and Hydraulic Similitude
Week 6 : Introduction to Open Channel Flow and Uniform Flow
Week 7 : Non-Uniform Flow and Hydraulic Jump
Week 8 : Pipe flow
Week 9 : Pipe Networks
Week 10 : Viscous Fluid Flow
Week 11 : Computational Fluid Dynamics
Week 12 : Introduction to Wave Mechanics (Inviscid Flow)
Books and References
Dey, S. (2014). Fluvial Hydrodynamics. Springer- Verlag
Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics, P.M. Modi and S.M. Seth, Standard Book House
Theory and Applications of Fluid Mechanics, K. Subramanya, Tata McGraw Hill.
Flow in Open Channels, K Subramanya, Tata McGraw Hill.
Computational fluid dynamics, T. J. Chung Cambridge university press, 2010.