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Introduction to Fluid Mechanics (5th Ed.)

Langue : Anglais

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Couverture de l’ouvrage Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Fifth Edition usesequations to model phenomena that we see and interact with every day. Placing emphasis on solved practical problems, this book introduces circumstances that are likely to occur in practice?reflecting real-life situations that involve fluids in motion. It examines the equations of motion for turbulent flow, the flow of a nonviscous or inviscid fluid, and laminar and turbulent boundary-layer flows. The new edition contains new sections on experimental methods in fluids, presents new and revised examples and chapter problems, and includes problems utilizing computer software and spreadsheets in each chapter.

The book begins with the fundamentals, addressing fluid statics and describing the forces present in fluids at rest. It examines the forces that are exerted on a body moving through a fluid, describes the effects that cause lift and drag forces to be exerted on immersed bodies, and examines the variables that are used to mathematically model open-channel flow. It discusses the behavior of fluids while they are flowing, covers the basic concepts of compressible flow (flowing gases), and explains the application of the basic concepts of incompressible flow in conduits. This book presents the control volume concept; the continuity, momentum, energy, and Bernoulli equations; and the Rayleigh, Buckingham pi, and inspection methods. It also provides friction factor equations for the Moody diagram, and includes correlations for coiled and internally finned tubes.

In addition, the author:

  • Concludes each chapter with a problems section
  • Groups the end-of-chapter problems together by topic
  • Arranges problems so that the easier ones are presented first

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Fifth Edition offers a basic analysis of fluid mechanics designed for a first course in fluids. This latest edition adds coverage of experimental methods in fluid mechanics, and contains new and updated examples that can aid in understanding and applying the equations of fluid mechanics to common, everyday problems.

Fundamental Concepts
Dimensions and Units
Definition of a Fluid
Properties of Fluids
Liquids and Gases
Continuum
Problems

Fluid Statics
Pressure and Pressure Measurement
Hydrostatic Forces on Submerged Plane Surfaces
Hydrostatic Forces on Submerged Curved Surfaces
Equilibrium of Accelerating Fluids
Forces on Submerged Bodies
Stability of Submerged and Floating Bodies
Summary
Internet Resources
Problems

Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics
Kinematics of Flow
Control Volume Approach
Continuity Equation
Momentum Equation
Energy Equation
Bernoulli Equation
Summary
Internet Resources
Problems

Dimensional Analysis and Dynamic Similitude
Dimensional Homogeneity and Analysis
Dimensionless Ratios
Dimensional Analysis by Inspection
Similitude
Summary
Internet Resources
Problems

Flow in Closed Conduits
Laminar and Turbulent Flows
Effect of Viscosity
Pipe Dimensions and Specifications
Equation of Motion
Friction Factor and Pipe Roughness
Simple Piping Systems
Minor Losses
Pipes in Parallel
Pumps and Piping Systems
Summary
Internet Resources
Problems

Flow over Immersed Bodies
Flow Past a Flat Plate
Flow Past Various Two-Dimensional Bodies
Flow Past Various Three-Dimensional Bodies
Applications to Ground Vehicles
Lift on Airfoils
Summary
Internet Resources
Problems

Flow in Open Channels
Types of Open-Channel Flows
Open-Channel Geometry Factors
Energy Considerations in Open-Channel Flows
Critical Flow Calculations
Equations for Uniform Open-Channel Flows
Hydraulically Optimum Cross Section
Nonuniform Open-Channel Flow
Summary
Internet Resources
Problems

Compressible Flow
Sonic Velocity and Mach Number
Stagnation Properties and Isentropic Flow
Flow through a Channel of Varying Area
Normal Shock Waves
Compressible Flow with Friction
Compressible Flow with Heat Transfer
Summary
Internet Resources
Problems

Turbomachinery
Equations of Turbomachinery
Axial-Flow Turbines
Axial-Flow Compressors, Pumps, and Fans
Radial-Flow Turbines
Radial-Flow Compressors and Pumps
Power-Absorbing versus Power-Producing Machines
Dimensional Analysis of Turbomachinery
Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Pumps
Performance Characteristics of Hydraulic Turbines
Impulse Turbine (Pelton Turbine)
Summary
Problems

Measurements in Fluid Mechanics
Measurement of Viscosity
Measurement of Static and Stagnation Pressures
Measurement of Velocity
Measurement of Flow Rates in Closed Conduits
Measurements in Open-Channel Flows
Summary
Problems

The Navier-Stokes Equations
Equations of Motion
Applications to Laminar Flow
Graphical Solution Methods for Unsteady Laminar Flow Problems
Introduction to Turbulent Flow
Summary
Problems

Inviscid Flow
Equations of Two-Dimensional Inviscid Flows
Stream Function and Velocity Potential
Irrotational Flow
Laplace’s Equation and Various Flow Fields
Combined Flows and Superpositions
Inviscid Flow Past an Airfoil
Summary
Problems

Boundary-Layer Flow
Laminar and Turbulent Boundary-Layer Flow
Equations of Motion for the Boundary Layer
Laminar Boundary-Layer Flow over a Flat Plate
Momentum Integral Equation
Momentum Integral Method for Laminar Flow over a Flat Plate
Momentum Integral Method for Turbulent Flow over a Flat Plate
Laminar and Turbulent Boundary-Layer Flow over a Flat Plate
Summary
Problems
Conversion Factors and Properties of Substances
Geometric Elements of Plane Areas
Pipe and Tube Specifications
Compressible Flow Tables
Miscellaneous
Bibliography

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