Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics

What is Hydraulics ?

The word ‘Hydraulics’ has been derived from a Greek word ‘Hudour’, which means water. The subject ‘Hydraulics’ is that branch of Engineering science which deals with water at rest ¬†or in motion.

What is Fluid Mechanics ?

The subject ‘Fluid Mechanics’ is that branch of Engineering science which deals with the behavior of fluid under the conditions of rest and motion.