Synopses & Reviews
The seventh edition of Whites Fluid Mechanics
offers students a clear and comprehensive presentation of the material that demonstrates the progression from physical concepts to engineering applications and helps students quickly see the practical importance of fluid mechanics fundamentals. The wide variety of topics gives instructors many options for their course and is a useful resource to students long after graduation.
The books unique problem-solving approach is presented at the start of the book and carefully integrated in all examples. Students can progress from general ones to those involving design, multiple steps and computer usage.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Pressure Distribution in a Fluid
Chapter 3: Integral Relations for a Control Volume
Chapter 4: Differential Relations for Fluid Flow
Chapter 5: Dimensional Analysis and Similarity
Chapter 6: Viscous Flow in Ducts
Chapter 7: Flow Past Immersed Bodies
Chapter 8: Potential Flow and Computational Fluid Dynamics
Chapter 9: Compressible Flow
Chapter 10: Open-Channel Flow
Chapter 11: Turbomachinery