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One poise (unit of absolute/dynamic viscosity) is equivalent to one A. B. C. D. gm/cm2. sec. gm/cm. sec. cm2/sec. m2/sec.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 2. The equation relating friction factor to Reynold number, f-0.5 = 4 loge (NRe/f)-0.4, is called the __________ equation. A. C. Nikuradse Blausius B. D. Von-Karman Colebrook

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Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 3.

Pressure drop for turbulent fluid flow through a circular pipe is given by A. 64/Re

B.

C.

D.
Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option C Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 4.

What is the co-efficient of contraction, if a fluid jet discharging from a 50 mm diameter orifice has a 40 mm diameter at its vena-contracta ? A. C. 0.64 0.32 B. D. 1.65 0.94

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Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 5.

For an unstable equilibrium of a floating body (where, M = metacentre.) A. B. C. D. M is above G M is below G M & G coincide none of these

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

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Which of the following can be used for the direct measurement of volumetric flow rate of slurry ? A. B. C. D. Venturimeter Orificemeter Rotameter Pitot tube

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option C Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 7.

A pipe is defined as 'hydraulically smooth', if the friction factor A. is not a function of Reynolds number. for a given Reynolds number remains constant even on further smoothening of the pipe. is zero irrespective of the Reynolds number. none of these.

B.

C. D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 8.

A Pitot tube indicates 5 cm of water (manometer) when it is being used for measuring velocity of air. The velocity of air in m/sec is A. C. 5 56.22 B. D. 14.1 28.2

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 9.

Delivery of insufficient quantity of liquid by a pump may be caused by A. B. C. D. air leak in the inlet low rpm too high a lift all (a), (b) and (c)

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 10. Fluid resistance to shear depends upon its A. B. C. D. rate of transfer of molecular momentum. cohesion. both (a) and (b). neither (a) nor (b).

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option C Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

11. In case of a __________ the energy of flow is considerably decreased downstream of the machine. A. B. C. D. blower turbine centrifugal pump centrifugal fan

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 12. With increase in the shear rate, the apparent viscosity of pseudoplastic fluids A. B. C. D. increases decreases remains same may increase or decrease; depends on the magnitude of shear rate

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Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 13. Co-efficient of discharge (Cd) is defined as actual discharge/theoretical discharge and is equal to Cc . Cv; where Cc = Co-efficient of contraction and Cv = co-efficient of velocity. Cd of an orifice is usually about A. 0.42 B. 0.62

C.

0.82

D.

0.98

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 14. Purpose of hydraulic accumulator is to A. B. C. D. ensure intermittant supply of hydraulic pressure. increase the pressure and store/ accumulate it. accumulate pressure to increase force. generate high pressure to operate hydraulic machines like cranes, lifts, presses etc

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 15. Pick out the wrong statement. A. Surface tension of a liquid is because of the difference in magnitude of adhesive & cohesive forces. A hydrometer used for the determination of specific gravities of liquids works on the principle of buoyant forces. In case of unsteady fluid flow, the velocity at any given point does not change with time. Turbulent fluid flow is characterised by the rapid fluctuation of instantaneous pressure & velocity at a point.

B.

C.

D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option C Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. 16. Purpose of relief valve in a reciprocating pump is to A. B. C. D. protect the pump against developing excessive pressure. facilitate unidirectional flow of liquid. reduce the discharge pressure. control the rate of discharge.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 17. Select the correct statement. A. The discharge through a venturimeter depends upon p only and is independent of orientation of the meter. A venturimeter with a given gage difference discharges at a greater rate, when the flow is vertically downward through it, than when the flow is vertically upward. For a given pressure difference, the discharge of gas is greater through a venturimeter, when compressibility is taken into account, than when it is neglected. The overall pressure loss is the same in a given pipe line, whether a venturimeter or a nozzle with the same throat dia is used.

B.

C.

D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 18. The Kozney-Carman equation, rewritten in terms of non-dimensional numbers gives (P/pu2 ) proportional to A.

B.

C.

D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 19. In case of turbulent flow of fluid through a circular pipe, the A. B. mean flow velocity is about 0.5 times the maximum velocity. velocity profile becomes flatter and flatter with increasing Reynolds number. point of maximum instability exists at a distance of 2r/3 from the pipe wall (r = pipe radius). skin friction drag, shear stresses, random orientation of fluid particles and slope of velocity profile at the wall are more.

C.

D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 20. For the same terminal conditions and valve size, the pressure drop in a fully opened globe valve as compared to that in a gate valve is A. B. C. D. more less equal either (a) or (b); depends on the viscosity of the fluid

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

21. Steady fluid flow occurs, when the derivative of flow variables satisfy the following condition. A.

B.

C.

D.
Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 22. What is the maximum theoretical suction lift (metres) of a reciprocating pump ? A. C. 5 50 B. D. 10 100

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 23. The terminal velocity of a particle moving through a fluid varies as dpn. The value of n is equal to __________ in Stoke's law regime. A. C. 1 2 B. D. 0.5 1.5

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option C Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 24. Function of air vessel provided in a reciprocating pump is to A. B. reduce discharge fluctuation. reduce the danger of cavitation.

C. D.

avoid the necessity of priming. increase the pump efficiency.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 25. The Prandtl pitot tube measures the A. B. C. D. velocity at a point in the flow. pressure at a point. average flow velocity. pressure difference in pipe flow.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. 26. Pressure drop in packed bed for turbulent flow is given by the __________ equation. A. C. Kozney-Karman Leva's B. D. Blake-Plummer Hagen-Poiseulle's

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum

27. In the complete turbulence zone (in rough pipes), the A. B. C. D. rough and smooth pipes have the same friction factor. laminar film covers the roughness projections. friction factor depends upon NRe only. friction factor is independent of the relative roughness.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 28. Which of the following has the minimum compressibility ? A. B. C. D. Water at room temperature Air at room temperature Oxygen at room temperature Nitrogen at room temperature

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 29. In case of centrifugal fan or blower, the gas capacity varies as A. C. speed (speed)3 B. D. (speed)2 (speed)0.5

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 30. Pick out the wrong statement. A. A fluid mass is free from shearing forces, when it is made to rotate with a uniform velocity. Newton's law of viscosity is not applicable to the turbulent flow of fluid with linear velocity distribution. Laminar flow of viscous liquids is involved in the lubrication of various types of bearings. Rise of water in capillary tubes reduces with the increasing diameter of capillary tubes.

B.

C.

D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. 31. Pick out the wrong statement. A. B. C. In a static mass of liquid, the pressure at a point is the same for all liquids. Pressure decreases exponentially with elevation in an isothermal atmosphere. Atmospheric pressure = absolute pressure-gage pressure. As per Pascal's law, the pressure at a point in a static or uniformly moving fluid is equal in all directions.

D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 32. The velocity profile for a Bingham plastic fluid flowing (under laminar conditions) in a pipe is A. B. C. D. parabolic flat flat near the wall and parabolic in the middle parabolic near the wall and flat in the middle.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 33. Fanning friction factor for laminar flow of fluid in a circular pipe is A. B. C. D. not a function of the roughness of pipe wall. inversely proportional to Reynolds number. both (a) & (b). neither (a) nor (b).

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option C Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 34. Mach number is the ratio of the speed of the A. fluid to that of the light.

B. C. D.

light to that of the fluid. fluid to that of the sound. sound to that of the fluid.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option C Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 35. A piezometer opening measures the __________ fluid pressure. A. C. static total B. D. undisturbed dynamic

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

36. Drag force on the float of a rotameter is(where Q = flow rate of the ) A. B. C. D. Q Q Q2 constant

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 37. The unit of dynamic viscosity in SI unit is A. B. C. D. kg/m . sec N/m2 m2 /sec. m/N. sec.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 38. Pressure drop (p) for a fluid flowing in turbulent flow through a pipe is a function of velocity (V) as A. C. V1.8 V2.7 B. D. V-0.2 V2

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 39. Dean number is concerned with the A. B. fluid-particle interaction. fluid flow through helical pipes.

C. D.

power consumption in agitated vessels. psychrometry.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 40. The equation given below is called the __________ . f-0.5 = 4.07 loge (NRef)-0.6 A. B. C. D. Colebrook formula Von-Karman equation Fanning equation none of these

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

41. Poise is converted into stoke by A. B. C. D. multiplying with density (gm/c.c). dividing by density (gm/c.c). multiplying with specific gravity. dividing by specific gravity.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 42. The fluid velocity varies as the square root of the cylindrical pipe diameter in case of steady state laminar flow at constant pressure drop fo __________ fluid. A. B. C. D. dilatant pseudoplastic Bingham plastic Newtonion

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 43. Kinetic energy of fluid per unit weight represented by the velocity head is given by A. C. 2v2/gc v2/gc B. D. v2/2gc .v2/2gc

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 44. At a constant speed of the centrifugal pump . it __________ the impeller diameter.

A. B. C. D.

capacity varies directly with head varies as the square of horsepower varies as the cube of all (a), (b) and (c)

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 45. The pressure co-efficient is the ratio of pressure forces to __________ forces. A. B. C. D. viscous inertial gravity surface tension

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

46. Vena-contracta formed during flow of a liquid through an orificemeter has A. B. C. D. minimum liquid cross-section. more diameter compared to orifice diameter. minimum velocity of fluid stream. none of these.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 47. Pick out the Blake-Plummer equation (valid for large NRe) for fluid flow through beds of solids. A.

B.

C.

D.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option D Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 48. As per Newton's law of viscosity, the shear stress for a given rate of angular deformation of fluid is proportional to(where, = fluid viscosity) A. C. 1/ 2 B. D. 1/2

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option B Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 49. Horsepower increase of a centrifugal gas compressor without altering the volumetric flow rate will __________ the gas discharge pressure. A. B. C. D. increase decrease not change exponentially decrease

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss. View Answer Workspace Report Discuss in Forum 50. In continuous fluidisation A. B. C. D. solids are completely entrained. the pressure drop is less than that for batch fluidisation. there is no entrainment of solids. velocity of the fluid is very small.

Answer & Explanation

Answer: Option A Explanation: No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.