OverviewA Textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines was written by Dr. R. K. Bansal and published by Laxmi Publications in India.SynopsisEvery student preparing for entrance exams knows that fluid mechanics is a potential goldmine in physics. With far-reaching applications in other subjects, fluid mechanics has the power to make or break your entrance exam. The topics are not difficult to learn, but they need to be learnt thoroughly if you are to score the maximum in the exam and with the Textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines, the task is made considerably easier. Written by Dr. Bansal, who is an established veteran in the field of mechanical engineering, this book presents complex topics in layman's terms - simple, understandable layouts and easy English. Engineering students can also use this book extensively for their Fluid Mechanics and Machinery courses. The book extensively covers the major topics in the field, from buoyancy to design of pump vanes. Even propulsion of bodies using fluids is discussed in the book. The author makes sure that students are never getting it over their head and ensures that the topics are well-understood by the reader. With all these qualities, this book is the perfect textbook for a student.