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Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

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One of the bestselling books in the field, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics continues to provide readers with a balanced and comprehensive approach to mastering critical concepts. The new seventh edition once again incorporates a proven problem-solving methodology that will help them develop an orderly plan to finding the right solution. It starts with basic equations, then clearly states assumptions, and finally, relates results to expected physical behavior. Many of the steps involved in analysis are simplified by using Excel.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER 2 FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS.

CHAPTER 3 FLUID STATICS.

CHAPTER 4 BASIC EQUATIONS IN INTEGRAL FORM FOR A CONTROL VOLUME.

CHAPTER 5 INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL ANALYSIS OF FLUID MOTION.

CHAPTER 6 INCOMPRESSIBLE INVISCID FLOW.

CHAPTER 7 DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND SIMILITUDE.

CHAPTER 8 INTERNAL INCOMPRESSIBLE VISCOUS FLOW.

CHAPTER 9 EXTERNAL INCOMPRESSIBLE VISCOUS FLOW.

CHAPTER 10 FLUID MACHINERY.

CHAPTER 11 OPEN-CHANNEL FLOW.

CHAPTER 12 INTRODUCTION TO COMPRESSIBLE FLOW.

CHAPTER 13 COMPRESSIBLE FLOW.

APPENDIX A FLUID PROPERTY DATA.

APPENDIX B EQUATIONS OF MOTION IN CYLINDRICAL

COORDINATES.

APPENDIX C VIDEOS FOR FLUID MECHANICS.

APPENDIX D SELECTED PERFORMANCE CURVES FOR PUMPS

AND FANS.

APPENDIX E FLOW FUNCTIONS FOR COMPUTATION OF

COMPRESSIBLE FLOW.

APPENDIX F ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTAL UNCERTAINTY.

APPENDIX G SI UNITS, PREFIXES, AND CONVERSION FACTORS.

APPENDIX H A BRIEF REVIEW OF MICROSOFT EXCEL (ON THE WEB).

Answers to Selected Problems (on the Web).

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471742999
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Mechanics - General
Author:
Pritchard, Philip J.
Author:
Fox, Robert W.
Author:
McDonald, Alan T.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Mechanics - Dynamics - Fluid Dynamics
Subject:
Mechanics
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Fluid mechanics
Copyright:
Series:
CourseSmart
Series Volume:
901
Publication Date:
May 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
10.90x8.70x1.30 in. 3.45 lbs.

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