Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics - Introduction

The word 'Hydraulics' has been derived from a Greek word 'Hudour' which means water. The subject 'Hydraulics' is that branch of Engineering - science which deals with water at rest or in motion. The subject 'Fluid Mechanics' is that branch of Engineering-science which deals with the behavior of fluid under the conditions of rest and motion.


  1. Hello , Thanks a lot short but useful information .
    I would like to know about hydraulics system ? how to linked to fluid or water mechanics ?