Fluid Mechanics provides a comprehensive treatment of the essentials of the subject for students of mechanical, chemical or civil engineering and building services or environmental engineering. Well established as the key textbook in the field, this third edition has been substantially updated and improved in line with today's courses. As in previous editions the reader is guided from the general to the particular, introduced to the basic "building block" equations and shown their application and development through a series of increasingly specialized topics. The breadth of coverage is wide-ranging, covering both bounded and free surface flow conditions, and fluid mechanics is treated as a truly cross-disciplinary topic within engineering.
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Elements of Fluid Mechanics: Fluids and their Properties. Pressure and Head. Static Forces on Surfaces. Buoyancy. Concepts of Fluid Flow: Motion of Fluid Particles and Streams. The Momentum Equation and its Applications. The Energy Equations and its Applications. Two-dimensional Idea Flow. Dimensional Analysis and Similarity: Dimensional Analysis. Similarity. Behaviour of Real Fluids: Laminar and Turbulent Flows in Bounded Systems. Boundary Layer. Incompressible Flow Around a Body. Compressible Flow around a Body. Steady Flow in Pipes, Ducts and Open Channels: Steady Incompressible Flow in Pipe and Duct Systems. Uniform Flow in Open Channels. Non-uniform Flow in Open Channels. Compressible Flow in Pipes. Unsteady flow in Bounded Systems: Quasi-steady Flow. Unsteady Flow in Closed Pipeline Systems. Pressure Transient Theory. Surge Control. Fluid Machinery, Theory, Performance and Application: Theory of Rotodynamic Machines. Performance of Rotodynamic Machines. Positive Displacement Machines. Machine-network Interactions. Ventilation. Appendix 1: Some Properties of Common Fluids. Appendix 2: Values of Drag Coefficient Cd for Various Body Shapes. Index.
Fluid Mechanics by J. F. Douglas
J. F. Douglas
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