Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers

ISBN-10: 0137398972
ISBN-13: 9780137398973
Edition: 1999
Authors: James O. Wilkes
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Book details

List price: $144.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/15/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Preface
Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics in Chemical Engineering
General Concepts of a Fluid
Stresses, Pressure, Velocity, and the Basic Laws
Physical Properties Density, Viscosity, and Surface Tension
Units and Systems of Units
Hydrostatics. Pressure Change Caused By Rotation
Problems for Chapter 1
Mass, Energy, and Momentum Balances
General Conservation Laws
Mass Balances
Energy Balances
Bernoulli's Equation
Applications of Bernoulli's Equation
Momentum Balances
Problems for Chapter 2
Fluid Friction in Pipes
Introduction
Laminar Flow
Models for Shear Stress
Piping and Pumping Problems
Flow in Noncircular Ducts
Compressible Gas Flow in Pipelines
Compressible Flow in Nozzles
Complex Piping Systems
Problems for Chapter 3
Flow in Chemical Engineering Equipment
Introduction
Pumps and Compressors
Drag Forces on Solid Particles in Fluids
Flow Through Packed Beds
Filtration
Fluidization
Dynamics of a Bubble-Cap Distillation Column
Cyclone Separators
Sedimentation
Dimensional Analysis
Problems for Chapter 4
Differential Equations of Fluid Mechanics
Introduction to Vector Analysis
Vector Operations
Other Coordinate Systems
The Convective Derivative
Differential Mass Balance
Differential Momentum Balance
Newtonian Stress Components in Cartesian Coordinates
Problems for Chapter 5
Solution of Viscous-Flow Problems
Introduction
Solution of the Equations of Motion in Rectangular Coordinates
Alternative Solution Using a Shell Balance
Poiseuille and Couette Flows in Polymer Processing
Solution of the Equations of Motion in Cylindrical Coordinates
Solution of the Equations of Motion in Spherical Coordinates
Problems for Chapter 6
Laplace's Equation for Irrotational and Porous Medium Flows
Introduction
Rotational and Irrotational Flows
Steady Two-Dimensional Irrotational Flow
Physical Interpretation of the Stream Function
Examples of Planar Irrotational Flow
Axially Symmetric Irrotational Flow
Uniform Streams and Point Sources
Doublets and Flow Past a Sphere
Single-Phase Flow in a Porous Medium
Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media
Wave Motion in Deep Water
Problems for Chapter 7
Boundary-Layer and Other Nearly Unidirectional Flows
Introduction
Simplified Treatment of Laminar Flow Past a Flat Plate
Simplification of Equations of Motion
Blasius Solution for Boundary-Layer Flow
Turbulent Boundary Layers
Dimensional Analysis of the Boundary-Layer Problem
Boundary-Layer Separation
The Lubrication Approximation
Polymer Processing by Calendering
Thin Films and Surface Tension
Problems for Chapter 8
Turbulent Flow
Introduction
Physical Interpretation of the Reynolds Stresses
Mixing Length Theory
Velocity Profiles Based on Mixing Length Theory
The Universal Velocity Profile for Smooth Pipes
Friction Factor in Terms of Reynolds Number for Smooth Pipes
Thickness of the Laminar Sublayer
Dimensional Analysis for Smooth Pipe
Dimensional Analysis for Rough Pipe
Velocity Profile and Friction Factor for Completely Rough Pipe
Blasius-Type Law and the Power Law Velocity Profile
Analogies Between Momentum and Heat Transfer
Turbulent Jets
Problems for Chapter 9
Bubble Motion, Two-Phase Flow, and Fluidization
Introduction
Rise of Bubbles in Unconfined Liquids
Pressure Drop and Void Fraction in Horizontal Pipes
Two-Phase Flow in Vertical Pipes
Flooding
Introduction to Fluidization
Bubble Mechanics
Bubbles in Aggregatively Fluidized Beds
Problems for Chapter 10
Non-Newtonian Fluids
Introduction
Classification of Non-Newtonian Fluids
Constitutive Equations for

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