Engineering Fluid Mechanics
This book introduces basic principles of fluid dynamics--pressure variation, momentum principle, energy equations--in early chapters and then uses these principles in general applications, such as drag and lift, flow meters, and flow in conduits.
Format: Hardcover, English, 848 pages
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This updated edition of the bestselling, extremely student-friendly textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to fluid mechanics. Presents the concepts in a logical format with complete word descriptions to supplement the mathematical developments. Using the control volume approach, the authors devote separate chapters to important principles of mass, momentum, and energy. Chapters on pipe flow, lift and drag, experimental measurements, turbomachinery, and computational fluid mechanics offer an essential foundation for engineering applications. Includes scores of example and homework problems, line drawings, and photographs.
Table of Contents
|3||Fluids in Motion|
|4||Pressure Variation in Flowing Fluids|
|7||Dimensional Analysis and Similitude|
|9||Flow in Conduits|
|10||Drag and Lift|
|14||Varied Flow in Open Channels|
|15||Introduction to Computational Fluid Mechanics|
|Answers to Selected Problems|