The Hydraulics & Hydraulic Machines course is an introduction to the mechanics of incompressible and compressible fluids. It covers the principles and more important theories of modern fluid mechanics. The Hydraulics & Hydraulic Machinery Laboratory course is an indispensable supplement to the theory. It covers measuring devices and techniques, calibration of test rigs, error analysis in experimental works and analysis of assumptions in the theory of fluid mechanics.
Hydraulics and fluid mechanics, or the study of liquids, is an important area for Civil Engineers. Whether designing a hydraulic structures, or working on a pump or turbine, Civil Engineers need to know how the water or liquid is going to move or operate, This allows them to create and maintain important structures that power our every day’s world.
OBJECTIVE A large number of experiments could be performed in the laboratory to demonstrate the principles of hydraulics and hydraulic machines. The main objective of this Hydraulics & Hydraulic Machinery Laboratory is to build fundamental concepts combined with strong analytical and problem solving abilities that would form the backbone of many other subjects in higher educations.
Typically a total of twelve experiments are given during the semester and a report is requested from all experiments. Civil and Mechanical Engineering students take these courses.