Fluid Machinery
TeachersKOROYASU, SadatoshiStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 3 2nd semest [Department of Mechanical and Precision System, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategorySpecial Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number1B302

Course Description

The studies of hydrodynamic operating principles and design methods of pumps and compressors.Group discussion is allowed when report is prepared at every exercise.In this lesson, we mainly acquire knowledge about DP1.

Course Objectives

The studies of the operating principles and design methods of pumps and compressors using the fluid energy.

Grading Policy

A total of 60% or more from the result of the exercise in every lecture and the total exercise is regarded as passing.
Reports on exercises from every lecture (80%), general exercises (20%)

Textbook and Reference

Textbooknothing special.


We will apply the contents of previous lectures often, please read and review essential points in the notes (30 minutes). Preparation for each lesson : Contents and amount of preparation will be advised in writing, etc. at the end of the last lesson.


nothing special.


1Outline of fluid machinery
2Classification of fluid machinery
3Basics of fluid machinery
4Energy balance of pipe system
5Application of law of conservation of momentum
6Application of law of conservation of angular momentum
7Centrifugal turbo equipment
8Characteristics of the turbine
9Similarity law of water turbine
10Reciprocating pump
11Similarity law of pump
13Basics of air machinery
15Total exercises and summary