Definition and properties of fluids: Units of measurements; fluid statics, pressure at a point and its measurement; fluids static force on submerged surfaces, buoyancy, condition of floatation and stability of submerged and floating bodies.

Kinematics of fluids: Lagrangian and Eulerian description of fluid motion, stream lines, path lines, streak lines, types of fluid flow: translation, rotation, circulation and vorticity stream function, velocity potential and flow net; discharge: system, control volume and cross section; stress-strain rate relationship, linear and angular momentum theorems and applications; some exact solutions of Navier-Stokes equations.
Dynamics of fluid: transport theorem, conservation laws, equation of continuity, Euler’s equation of motion, Bernoulli’s equation, viscous flow. Raleigh’s method and Buckingham’s π theorem, types of similarities, dimensional analysis, dimensionless numbers.