# Fluid Mechanics Applications

Fluid mechanics is the branch of physics which involves the study of fluids (liquids, gases, and plasmas) and the forces on them. Fluid mechanics can be divided into fluid statics, the study of fluids at rest; and fluid dynamics, the study of the effect of forces on fluid motion. It is a branch of continuum mechanics, a subject which models matter without using the information that it is made out of atoms, that is, it models matter from a macroscopic viewpoint rather than from a microscopic viewpoint. Fluid mechanics, especially fluid dynamics, is an active field of research with many unsolved or partly solved problems. Fluid mechanics can be mathematically complex, and can best be solved by numerical methods, typically using computers. A modern discipline, called computational fluid dynamics (CFD), is devoted to this approach to solving fluid mechanics problems. Particle image velocimetry, an experimental method for visualizing and analyzing fluid flow, also takes advantage of the highly visual nature of fluid flow.

* NOTE: This book was created as a project in the autumn semester of 2014 by the students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, ZHCET, AMU, Aligarh, registered in the course ME231.* Ninety eight students participated in it. Each student contributed a chapter in this book.

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## Chapters

edit- Aabdoz: Underwater Vehicle Design
- A40: Pressure measurement
- A2MA33: How fluid flows in a combustion chamber
- A07 Dimples on Golf Ball
- B25:Supersonic Flow In Convergent-Divergent Type of Nozzles
- A28:Fluid Flow
- A32:Similarity analysis applied to vehicles
- B49:TURBULENCE
- B18:Turbines
- A13: Anemometers and their Applications
- B44:WINDMILL AND WIND TURBINE
- B32 submarine lift and drag
- B20: pitot static tube in compressible flow
- B47 Vacuum Cleaner
- A50:Optimisation of Intake Manifold of a Car
- A26: Submersible Pumps
- B07: application of laminar and turbulent flow
- B10: Archimedes Principle
- B-34: Sudden contraction
- B35: gasification study
- B-12:Role of braking system in automobiles
- B14: Fluid flow in turbine
- B21:Barometer
- A01 Principle of Flight
- B19: VISCOUS FLOW
- B13:General Study Of Aerofoil Designing And Their Uses in Different Scenarios