Fluids for power transmission. Basic fluid power components – pumps, relief valves, non-return values, fixed and variables area restrictors, actuators, etc. Automatic control systems. Fluidics: Coats effect, Logic theory and Boolean Algebra. Fluid amplifiers. Block and signal flow diagrams.

Unsteady Oscillatory flow in manometers, reservoirs. Propagation of elastic waves. Water hammer. Surge tanks and Cavitation. Aerofoil and Crew theory. Hydraulic turbines and pumps.


Level of Study: 500 Level