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Some Basic Mechanics - Introduction, Acceleration and velocity, Friction, Forces, Mass and weight, Work, energy and power; Momentum, Properties of water; Hydrostatics - Water at Rest - Pressure and forces, Hydrostatic paradox, Athmospheric pressure; Hydrodynamics - When Water Starts to Flow - Experimentation and theory, Continuity and discharge, Real fluids, Drag forces, Edde shedding, etc.; Pipes - A typical pipe flow problem, Hydraulic gradient, Measuring discharge in pipes, Pipe materials and fitting, etc.; Channels - Laminar and turbulent flow, Uniform flow, Gradually varied and rapidly varied non-uniform flow, Secondary flows, Sediment transport; Waves - Describing waves, Wasves at sea, in rivers and open channels, Flood waves and some special waves, Tidal power; Hydraulic Structures for Channels - Orifice structures, Weirs and flumes, Sharp-crested and solid weirs, Flumes, Discharge measurement and control, Water level control, Energy dissipators, Culverts and siphons; Pumps - Positive displacement and roto-dynamic pumps, Energy and power for pumping, Pump performance, Connection, Variable speed pumps, Power units, Operating pumps, Surge in pumping mains, Turbines; Bathtub Hydraulics.