Fluid Mechanics Lab (CE2511)

[vc_row el_class=”inner-body-content” css=”.vc_custom_1667202237429{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Pre-requisite(s)” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:20px|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1667202226471{margin-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text]None[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Recommended Book(s)” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:20px|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Fluid Mechanics With Engineering Application, Daugherty, R.L.,J.B. Franzini And Fenimore, Latest Edition[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Reference Book(s)” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:20px|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Fundamentals Of Fluid Mechanics, Monson Young,  Latest Edition

Fluid Mechanics, Douglus,McGraw-Hill Inc.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE OBJECTIVES” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]1. To understand fundamentals of fluid mechanics.

2. To enhances kills of utilizing fluid mechanics for civil engineering applications.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]CLO:1 Understand the basic concept of fluid statics and kinematics.

CLO:2 Understand the steady flow through pipes.

CLO:3 Have knowledge about fluid mechanicsin application of civil engineering.

CLO:4 Have knowledge about uniform flow in open channels.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE CONTENTS” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]

  • Calibration Of Bourden Gauge.
  • To Determine The Hydrostatic Thrust Activity On A Plane Surface Immersed In Water.
  • Determination Of Variable Area Flow & Co-Efficient Of Discharge Of Venturi Flow Meter &Orifice Plate.
  • Determine The Co-Efficient Of Velocity Of Small Orifice By Jet Trajectory.
  • To Investigate The Reaction Forces Produced By The Change In Momentum Of Fluid Flow.

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Mapping of CLOs to Lab Practical of FluidMechanics


Lab Practicals


(Basic Concept)


(Design Parameters)



CLO-4 (Characteristics Of Uniform Flow)

Calibration of Bourden Gauge

To determine the Hydrostatic thrust activity on a plane surface immersed in water

Determination of variable area flow & co-efficient of discharge of venturi flow meter & orifice plate

Determine the co-efficient of velocity of small orifice by Jet Trajectory

To investigate the reaction forces produced by the change in momentum of fluid flow

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Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)



Quizzes (15-20%)


Midterm Exam (20%)



Final Exam (40-45%)