COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Hydraulic Engineering Lab
Course Code: 
15CVL286
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
4
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Chennai
Coimbatore

'Hydraulic Engineering Lab' is a course offered in the fourth semester of B. Tech. in Civil Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

  1. Study of instruments: pressure gauge - piezometer – manometer-pressure transducers - pitot tubes - current meter.
  2. Verification of Bernoulli’s equation.
  3. Determination of Coefficient of discharge for a small orifice by a constant head method.
  4. Determination of Coefficient of discharge for an external mouth piece by variable head method.
  5. Calibration of Triangular Notch
  6. Determination of friction factor of pipes
  7. Impact of jet on vanes
  8. Calibration of Venturimeter, Orificemeter, rotameter and watermeter
  9. Determination of metacentric height
  10. Performance test on Pelton wheel turbine and Francis turbine.
  11. Efficiency test on centrifugal pump and reciprocating pump.
  12. Open channel flow: Manning’s coefficient, specific energy curve, Tracing back water profiles/draw down profiles, Hydraulic jump parameters