Basic concepts of Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics course with all fundamentals including properties of liquid, pascal's law, fluid kinematics, equation of continuity, Bernoulli's equation and viscous flows. Below is complete outline of the subject as taught in mechanical engineering undergraduate course. It is compulsory for all mechanical engineers to revise basics of hydraulics and fluid mechanics and other courses to stay updated with knowledge of the subjects and for a better performance during interviews. It has been learnt that many interviewers like to ask basic questions from fluid mechanics during interview. Once you have gone through all the short topics given below, you will be in a position to answer all interview questions related to hydraulics/ fluid mechanics.

- Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics - Introduction
- Important Terms Used in Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics
- Properties of Liquid
- Pressure of a Liquid
- Pascal's Law
- Atmospheric Pressure, Gauge Pressure and Absolute Pressure
- Measurement of Pressure
- Total Pressure and Centre of Pressure
- Lock Gates
- Buoyancy and buoyant force
- Equilibrium of Floating Bodies
- Metacentre and Metacentric Height
- Fluid Kinematics
- Rate of Discharge
- Equation of Continuity
- Types of Flows in a Pipe
- Dynamics of Fluid
- Different Types of Energies or Head of a Liquid in Motion
- Bernoulli's Equation
- Euler's Equation
- Venturimeter
- Orifice Meter and Pitot Tube
- Momentum Equation
- Orifice
- Hydraulic Coefficients
- Important Expressions used in Orifices and Mouthpieces
- Notches and Weirs
- Important Expressions used in Notches and Weirs
- Pipes and Channels
- Loss of Head due to Friction in Pipe
- Hydraulic Gradient and Total Energy Lines
- Pipes in Series or Compound Pipes
- Pipes in Parallel
- Syphon
- Power Transmitted through the Pipe
- Flow through Nozzle at the end of a Pipe
- Water Hammer
- Flow Through Open Channels
- Most Economical Section of a Channel
- Vortex Flow
- Viscous Flow
- Newton's Law of Viscosity
- Viscous Resistance
- Compressible Flow of Fluids
- Velocity of Sound Wave
- Mach Number and its Importance
- Stagnation Point
- Flow Around Immersed Bodies
- Forces Present in a Moving Liquid
- Dimensionless Numbers

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