Syllabus

Fluid properties; fluid statics, manometry, buoyancy; control-volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy; fluid acceleration; differential equations of continuity and momentum; Bernoulli's equation; viscous flow of incompressible fluids; boundary layer; elementary turbulent flow; flow through pipes, head losses in pipes, bends etc. Turbomachinery: Pelton-wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbines-impulse and reaction principles, velocity diagrams.

Analysis of Previous GATE Papers

Exam Year 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
1 Mark Questions 1 2 1 3 3 1 0 4 1 3 2
2 Mark Questions 6 9 3 7 7 5 7 3 3 2 2
Total Marks 13 20 7 17 17 11 14 10 7 7 6

 

Exam Year 2014
Set Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4
1 Mark Questions 1 2 3 2
2 Mark Questions 5 3 3 2
Total Marks 11 8 9 6
 

Exam Year 2015
Set Set 1 Set 2 Set 3
1 Mark Questions 1 2 2
2 Mark Questions 4 2 2
Total Marks 9 6 6