Civil - Mechanics Of Fluids - Fluid Properties And Fluid Statics

__Problem 1.__

**Calculate the capillary effect in millimeters a glass tube of 4mm diameter, when immersed in (a) water (b) mercury. The temperature of the liquid is 200 C and the values of the surface tension of water and mercury at 200 C in contact with air are 0.073575 and 0.51 N/m respectively. The angle of contact for water is zero that for mercury 1300. Take specific weight of water as 9790 N / m3**

__Problem 2.__

**A cylinder of 0.6 m3 in volume contains air at 500C and 0.3 N/ mm2 absolute pressure. The air is compressed to 0.3 m3. Find (i) pressure inside the cylinder assuming isothermal process (ii) pressure and temperature assuming adiabatic process. Take K = 1.4**

__Problem 3__

**If the velocity profile of a fluid over a plate is a parabolic with the vertex 202 cm from the plate, where the velocity is 120 cm/sec. Calculate the velocity gradients and shear stress at a distance of 0,10 and 20 cm from the plate, if the viscosity of the fluid is 8.5 poise.**

__Problem 4__

**A 15 cm diameter vertical cylinder rotates concentrically inside another cylinder of diameter 15.10 cm. Both cylinders are 25 cm high. The space between the cylinders is filled with a liquid whose viscosity is unknown. If a torque of 12.0 Nm is required to rotate the inner cylinder at 100 rpm determine the viscosity of the fluid.**

Solution:

Diameter of cylinder = 15 cm = 0.15 m

Diameter of outer cylinder = 15.10 cm = 0.151 m

Length of cylinder Þ L = 25 cm = 0.25 m

Torque T= 12 Nm ; N = 100 rpm.

Viscosity = m

__Problem 5__

**The dynamic viscosity of oil, used for lubrication between a shaft and sleeve is 6 poise. The shaft is of diameter 0.4 m and rotates at 190 rpm. Calculate the power lost in the bearing for a sleeve length of 90 mm. The thickness of the oil film is 1.5 mm.**

__Problem 6__

**If the velocity distribution over a plate is given by ***u*** **=2** ***y/3*** **-*y*** **2** in which U is the velocity in m/s at a distance y meter above the plate, determine the shear stress at y = 0 and y = 0.15 m. Take dynamic viscosity of fluid as 8.63 poise.**

__Problem 7__

**The diameters of a small piston and a large piston of a hydraulic jack at3cm and 10 cm respectively. A force of 80 N is applied on the small piston Find the load lifted by the large piston when:**

· **The pistons are at the same level**

· **Small piston in 40 cm above the large piston.**

**The density of the liquid in the jack in given as 1000 kg/m3**

Given: Dia of small piston d = 3 cm.

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