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Title- HYDROSTATICS (Code-09050404)

B.Sc. (Hons) 4th semester

S.No. Topic Domain Hours as per UGC
1 ·         Pressure equation

·         Condition of equilibrium

·         Lines of force

·         Homogeneous and hetrogeneous fluids

·         Elastic fluids

·         Surface of equal pressure

·         Fliud at rest under action of gravity

·         Rotating fluids

Must know 12
2 ·         Fluid pressure on plane surfaces

·         Centre of pressure

·         Resultant pressure on curved surfaces

·         Equlibrium of floating bodies

·         Curves of buoyancy

·         Surfaces of buoyancy

Must know 15
3 ·         Stability of equilibrium of floating bodies,

·         Metacentre

·         Work done in producing a displacement

·         Vessels containing fluid

Must know 15
4 ·         Gas Laws

·         Mixture of gases

·         Internal energy

·         Adiabatic expansion

·         Work done in compressing a gas

·         Isothermal atmosphere

·         Connective equilibrium

Must Know 12

      Books Recommended:

  1. L. Loney, An Elementary Treatise on the Dynamics of a Particle and of Rigid Bodies, Cambridge University Press, 1956.
  2. S. Ramsey, Dynamics, Part I, Cambridge University Press, 1973.
  3. H. Basant and A.S. Ramsey, A Treatise on Hydromechanics, Part I.
  4. Hydrostatics, ELBS and G. Bell and Sons Ltd., London.

 

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