Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines, in this subject you will be going to learn about pumps, compressor, turbine, and more. There are plenty of articles we have already covered in this category, and all the articles are PDF downloadable too.

Difference Between a Refrigerator, Heat Pump, and Heat Engine [PDF]

Written By Mohammed SHAFI

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Hello Readers, in today’s session, we will discuss on the Difference between a Refrigerator, Heat Pump, and Heat Engine in a detailed way with respective figures. Before going to the differences, let give you an overview of these three devices. What is a Heat Engine? A heat engine is a system that converts Thermal energy into Mechanical Energy. In a … Read More

Hydroelectric Power Plant: Definition, Layout, Parts, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages & Applications [PDF]

Written By Mohammed SHAFI

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The generation of electricity by hydropower is one of the best methods of producing electric power. In this article, we are going to discuss Hydroelectric Power Plant along with its Definition, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages & Applications. Definition of Hydroelectric Power Plant: Hydroelectric Power Plant is an area where hydraulic energy is converted into electrical energy by the rise or flow … Read More

Francis Turbine: Definition, Parts, Working, Velocity Diagram, Applications, Advantages & Disadvantages [PDF]

Written By Mohammed SHAFI

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In the last session, we had discussed briefly on the Kaplan Turbine and Hydraulic Turbine. Whereas in today’s session, we will be discussing on Francis Turbine along with it Definition, Parts, Working, Applications, Advantages & Disadvantages. Lets see the definition of it… Definition of Francis Turbine: Francis Turbine is a mixed flow reaction Turbine in which water enters radially at … Read More

Kaplan Turbine: Introduction, Definition, Components, Working, Application, Advantages & Disadvantages [PDF]

Written By Mohammed SHAFI

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In the last session, we had discussed the Introduction to Hydraulic Turbines, Pelton Wheel Turbine, Centrifugal pump & Reciprocating pump in a detailed way. Therefore, in this article, we will discuss the Kaplan Turbine with its construction, working, advantages, disadvantages, and applications. So let’s dive in. Introduction of the Kaplan Turbine: This Kaplan Turbine was developed in 1913 by Viktor Kaplan, an Austrian Professor. … Read More

Hydraulic Turbine: Definition, Classification, Advantages, Disadvantages & Applications [PDF]

Written By Mohammed SHAFI

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Hydraulic turbine or water turbine is a rotary machine that converts potential energy and kinetic energy of water into mechanical work. In this article, we are going to discuss the Hydraulic Turbine along with its Definition, Classification, Advantages, Disadvantages & Applications. Before going into the main topic, let’s see the difference between Turbine and pump. Difference between Turbine and Pump: If a machine … Read More

Centrifugal Pump: Definition, Components, Working, Priming, Advantages, Disadvantages and Applications [PDF]

Written By Mohammed SHAFI

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Centrifugal Pumps are most commonly used in industrial as well as Domestic applications for the transfer of fluids from one place to another place.Today, in this session, we are going to discuss components, working principle, priming, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Applications of the Centrifugal pump in a detailed way. What is a Centrifugal Pump? Centrifugal pump works on the principle of … Read More

Basic Fluid Mechanics Questions and Answers [PDF]

Written By Mohammed SHAFI

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This article of Fluid Mechanics questions and answers will be helpful to you when you are going for an interview in a core company. Considering that, I had collected all the Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machinery which will be helpful to you in both aspects. One is for the case of Interview and the other is to pass … Read More