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Fluid Mechanics
Fluid Kinematics
Previous Years Questions

Marks 1

Consider the two-dimensional velocity field given by $$\overrightarrow V = \left( {5 + {a_1}x + {b_1}y} \right)\widehat i + \left( {4 + {a_2}x + {b_...
For a certain two-dimensional incompressible flow, velocity field is given by $$2xy\widehat i - {y^2}\widehat j.$$ The streamlines for this flow are g...
A channel of width $$450$$ $$mm$$ branches into two sub-channels having width $$300$$ $$mm$$ and $$200$$ $$mm$$ as shown in figure. If the volumetric ...
The volume tric flow rate (per unit depth) between two streamlines having stream functions $${\psi _1}$$ & $${\psi _2}$$ is
If the fluid velocity for a potential flow is given by $$V\left( {x,y} \right) = u\left( {x,y} \right)i + v\left( {x,y} \right)j$$ with usual notation...
A flow field which has only convective acceleration is
A flow field which has only convective acceleration is
For an incompressible flow field , $$\overrightarrow {V,} $$ which one of the following conditions must be satisfied?
A streamline and an equipotential line in a flow field
For a continuity equation given $$\nabla .\overrightarrow V = 0$$ to be valid, $$\overrightarrow V $$ where is the velocity vector, which one of the ...
In a steady flow through a nozzle, the flow velocity on the nozzle axis is given by $$u = {u_0}\left( {1 + 3x/L} \right),\,\,$$ where $$x$$ is the dis...
A two-dimensional flow field has velocities along the $$x$$ and $$y$$ directions given by $$u = {x^2}t$$ and $$v = - 2xyt$$ respectively, where $$t$$...
In a two-dimensional velocity field with velocities $$u$$ and $$v$$ along $$x$$ and $$y$$ directions respectively, the convective acceleration along t...
The velocity components in the $$x$$ and $$y$$ directions of a two dimensional potential flow are $$u$$ and $$v$$, respectively. Then $${{\partial u} ...
A fluid flow is represented by the velocity field $$\overrightarrow V = ax\,\overrightarrow i + ay\,\overrightarrow j ,$$ where a constant . The equ...
Streamlines, path lines and streak lines are virtually identical for
In a flow field, the streamlines and equipotential lines
For a fluid element in a two dimensional flow field ($$x-y$$ plane), it will undergo
Circulation is defined as line integral of tangential component of velocity about a _________ (fill in the blank)
Existence of velocity potential implies that

Marks 2

For a steady flow, the velocity field is $$\overrightarrow V = \left( { - {x^2} + 3y} \right)\widehat i + \left( {2xy} \right)\widehat j.$$ The magni...
For a two-dimensional flow, the velocity field is $$\overrightarrow u = {x \over {{x^2} + {y^2}}}\widehat i + {y \over {{x^2} + {y^2}}}\widehat j,$$ ...
Match the following pairs: ...
The velocity field on an incompressible flow is given by $$V = \left( {{a_1}x + {a_2}y + {a_3}z} \right)i + \left( {{b_1}x + {b_2}y + {b_3}z} \right)...
Consider the following statements regarding streamline(s): (i) It is a continuous line such that the tangent at any point on it shows the velocity vec...
Consider a velocity field $$\overrightarrow V = K\left( {y\widehat i + x\widehat k} \right),$$ where $$K$$ is a constant. The vorticity, $${\Omega _z...
Velocity vector of a flow fields is given as $$\overrightarrow V = 2xy\widehat i - {x^2}z\widehat j.$$ The vorticity vector at $$(1,1,1)$$ is
You are asked to evaluate assorted fluid flows for their suitability in a given laboratory application. The following three flow choices. Expressed in...
The gap between a moving circular plate and a stationary surface is being continuously reduced, as the circular plate comes down at a uniform speed $$...
The gap between a moving circular plate and a stationary surface is being continuously reduced, as the circular plate comes down at a uniform speed $$...
Which combination of the following statements about steady incompressible forced vortex flow is correct? P: Shear stress is zero at all points in the...
A leaf is caught in a whirlpool. At a given instant, the leaf is at a distance of $$120$$ $$m$$ from the centre of the whirlpool. The whirlpool can be...
A closed cylinder having a radius $$R$$ and height $$H$$ is filled with oil of density $$\rho .$$ If the cylinder is rotated about its axis at an angu...
For a fluid flow through a divergent pipe of length $$L$$ having inlet and outlet radii of $${R_1}$$ and $${R_2}$$ respectively and a constant flow ra...
The $$2$$ - $$D$$ flow with, velocity $$\overrightarrow v = \left( {x + 2y + 2} \right)\overrightarrow i + \left( {4 - y} \right)\overrightarrow j ...
The velocity components in the $$x$$ and $$y$$ directions are given by $$u = \lambda x{y^3} - {x^2}y,$$ $$v = x{y^2} - {3 \over 4}{y^4}.$$ The value o...
A velocity field is given as $$$\overrightarrow V = 3{x^2}y\widehat i - 6xyz\widehat k$$$ Where $$x,y,z$$ are in $$m$$ and $$V$$ $$m/s.$$ Determine ...
The stream function in a two dimensional flow field is given by $$\Psi = {x^2} - {y^2}$$ The magnitude of the velocity at point $$(1,1)$$ is
A Newtonian fluid has the following velocity field : $$$\overrightarrow V = {x^2}y\widehat i + 2x{y^2}z\widehat j - y{z^3}\widehat k$$$ The rate of ...
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