Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

ISBN-10: 0471675822
ISBN-13: 9780471675822
Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)
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Description: The Bernoulli equation is introduced early to increase student enthusiasm for the more complicated material that follows. Each important concept is considered in simple circumstances before more complicated features are discussed.

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List price: $192.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

The Bernoulli equation is introduced early to increase student enthusiasm for the more complicated material that follows. Each important concept is considered in simple circumstances before more complicated features are discussed.

Introduction
Some Characteristics of Fluids
Dimensions, Dimensional Homogeneity, and Units
Systems of Units
Analysis of Fluid Behavior
Measures of Fluid Mass and Weight
Density
Specific Weight
Specific Gravity
Ideal Gas Law
Viscosity
Compressibility of Fluids
Bulk Modulus
Compression and Expansion of Gases
Speed of Sound
Vapor Pressure
Surface Tension
Chapter Summary and Study Guide Problems
Fluid Statics
Pressure at a Point
Basic Equation for Pressure Field
Pressure Variation in a Fluid at Rest
Incompressible Fluid
Compressible Fluid
Standard Atmosphere
Measurement of Pressure
Manometry
Piezometer Tube
U-Tube Manometer
Inclined-Tube Manometer
Mechanical and Electronic Pressure Measuring Devices
Hydrostatic Force on a Plane Surface
Pressure Prism
Hydrostatic Force on a Curved Surface
Buoyancy, Flotation, and Stability
Archimedes' Principle
Stability
Pressure Variation in a Fluid with Rigid-Body Motion
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Elementary Fluid Dynamics-The Bernoulli Equation
Newton's Second Law
F = ma Along a Streamline
F = ma Normal to a Streamline
Physical Interpretation
Static, Stagnation, Dynamic, and Total Pressure
Examples of Use of the Bernoulli Equation
Free Jets
Confined Flows
Flowrate Measurement
The Energy Line and the Hydraulic Grade Line
Restrictions on the Use of the Bernoulli Equation
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
Problems
Fluid Kinematics
The Velocity Field
Eulerian and Lagrangian Flow Descriptions
One-, Two-, and Three- Dimensional Flows
Steady and Unsteady Flows
Streamlines, Streaklines, and Pathlines
The Acceleration Field
The Material Derivative
Unsteady Effects
Convective Effects
Streamline Coordinates
Control Volume and System Representations
The Reynolds Transport Theorem
Derivation of the Reynolds Transport Theorem
Selection of a Control Volume
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Finite Control Volume Analysis
Conservation of Mass-The Continuity Equation
Derivation of the Continuity Equation
Fixed, Nondeforming Control Volume
Moving, Nondeforming Control Volume
Newton's Second Law-The Linear Momentum and Moment-of-Momentum Equations
Derivation of the Linear Momentum Equation
Application of the Linear Momentum Equation
Derivation of the Moment-of-Momentum Equation
Application of the Moment-of-Momentum Equation
First Law of Thermodynamics-The Energy Equation
Derivation of the Energy Equation
Application of the Energy Equation
Comparison of the Energy Equation with the Bernoulli Equation
Application of the Energy Equation to Nonuniform Flows
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
Problems
Differential Analysis of Fluid Flow
Fluid Element Kinematics
Velocity and Acceleration Fields Revisited
Linear Motion and Deformation
Angular Motion and Deformation
Conservation of Mass
Differential Form of Continuity Equation
Cylindrical Polar Coordinates
The Stream Function
Conservation of Linear Momentum
Description of Forces Acting on Differential Element
Equations of Motion
Inviscid Flow
Euler's Equations of Motion
The Bernoulli Equation
Irrotational Flow
The Bernoulli Equation for Irrotational Flow
The Velocity Potential
Some Basic, Plane Potential Flows
Uniform Flow
Source and Sink
Vortex
Doublet
Superposition of Basic, Plane Potential Flows
Source in a Uniform Stream-Half-Body
Flow around a Circular Cylinder
Other Aspects of Potential Flow Analysis
Viscous Flow
Stress-Deformation Relationships
The Navier-Stokes Equations
Some Simple Solutions for Viscous, Incompressible Fluids
Steady, Laminar Flow between Fixed Parallel Plates
Couette Flow
Steady, Laminar Flow in Circular Tubes
Other Aspects of Differential Analysis
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Similitude, Dimensional Analysis, and Modeling
Dimensional Analysis
Buckingham Pi Theorem
Determination of Pi Terms
Some Additional Comments about Dimensional Analysis
Selection of Variables
Determination of Reference Dimensions
Uniqueness of Pi Terms
Determination of Pi Terms by Inspection
Common Dimensionless Groups in Fluid Mechanics
Correlation of Experimental Data
Problems with One Pi Term
Problems with Two or More Pi Terms
Modeling and Similitude
Theory of Models
Model Scales
Distorted Models
Some Typical Model Studies
Flow through Closed Conduits
Flow around Immersed Bodies
Flow with a Free Surface
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Viscous Flow in Pipes
General Characteristics of Pipe Flow
Laminar or Turbulent Flow
Entrance Region and Fully Developed Flow
Fully Developed Laminar Flow
From F = ma Applied to a Fluid Element
From the Navier-Stokes Equations
Fully Developed Turbulent Flow
Transition from Laminar to Turbulent Flow
Turbulent Shear Stress
Turbulent Velocity Profile
Dimensional Analysis of Pipe Flow
Major Losses
Minor Losses
Noncircular Conduits
Pipe Flow Examples
Single Pipes
Multiple Pipe Systems
Pipe Flowrate Measurement
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Flow Over Immersed Bodies
General External Flow Characteristics
Lift and Drag Concepts
Characteristics of Flow Past an Object
Boundary Layer Characteristics
Boundary Layer Structure and Thickness on a Flat Plate
Prandt1/Blasius Boundary Layer Solution
Momentum Integral Boundary Layer Equation for a Flat Plate
Transition from Laminar to Turbulent Flow
Turbulent Boundary Layer Flow
Effects of Pressure Gradient
Drag
Friction Drag
Pressure Drag
Drag Coefficient Data and Examples
Lift
Surface Pressure Distribution
Circulation
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Open-Channel Flow
General Characteristics of Open-Channel Flow
Surface Waves
Wave Speed
Froude Number Effects
Energy Considerations
Specific Energy
Uniform Depth Channel Flow
Uniform Flow Approximations
The Chezy and Manning Equations
Uniform Depth Examples
Gradually Varied Flow
Rapidly Varied Flow
The Hydraulic Jump
Sharp-Crested Weirs
Broad-Crested Weirs
Underflow Gates
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Turbomachines
Introduction
Basic Energy Considerations
Basic Angular Momentum Considerations
The Centrifugal Pump
Theoretical Considerations
Pump Performance Characteristics
System Characteristics and Pump Selection
Dimensionless Parameters and Similarity Laws
Specific Speed
Axial-Flow and Mixed-Flow Pumps
Turbines
Impulse Turbines
Reaction Turbines
Compressible Flow Turbomachines
Chapter Summary and Study Guide
References
Problems
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Flowlab
Physical Properties of Fluids
Properties of the U.S. Standard Atmosphere
Reynolds Transport Theorem
General Reynolds Transport Theorem
General Control Volume Equations
Comprehensive Table of Conversion Factors
Online Appendix List
Video Library
Review Problems
Laboratory Problems
CFD Driven Cavity Example
Flowlab Tutorial and User's Guide
Flowlab Problems
Answers
Index
Index of Fluids Phenomena Videos

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