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Rotating Fluids in Engineering and Science

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ISBN-10: 0486417042

ISBN-13: 9780486417042

Edition: 2001 (Large Type)

Authors: James P. Vanyo

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Invaluable for engineers and scientists whose projects require a knowledge of the theory. Part I reviews basic fluid mechanics. Part II introduces concepts, theories, and equations specific to rotating fluids, and Part III presents numerous practical applications of the theory, in fields ranging from centrifuges to aerodynamics. "Highly recommended." —Choice.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232

Preface
Fluid Mechanics Review
Rotating Fluid Phenomena
Mass and Momentum Conservation
Eulerian Mechanics
Mass Conservation
Force and Momentum
Navier-Stokes Equations
Dimensionless Equations and Ratios
Potential (Inviscid) Flow
Bernoulli Equation
Stream Functions and Velocity Potentials
Flow Past a Circular Cylinder
Pressure Components
Boundary Layers and Turbulence
Introduction and Two Solutions by Stokes
Prandtl Boundary Layer Equations
Flat Plate and Cylinder Solutions
Momentum Integral Equation
Turbulence and Stability
Wave Theory
Introduction and Definitions
Longitudinal Waves
Transverse Waves
Mach Cones
Rotating Fluid Theory
Rotating Coordinate Systems
Intermediate Reference Frames
Fluids in a Rotating Frame
Ekman and Rossby Numbers
Application Examples
Coriolis Phenomena
Coriolis Forces vs. Accelerations
Coriolis and Angular Momentum
Coriolis Force-Acceleration Criteria
Application Examples
Rotation, Vorticity, and Circulation
Rotation
Vorticity
Circulation and Stokes Theorem
Application Examples
Vorticity as the Variable
Vorticity in Navier-Stokes Equations
Viscous Production of Vorticity
Relative Vorticity
Application Examples
Vortex Dynamics
Vortex Interactions in Two Dimensions
Conservation of Vorticity and Circulation
The Formula of Biot and Savart
Rankine's Combined Vortex
Vortex Intensification by Stretching
Application Examples
Secondary Flows
Boundary Layer Review
A Rotating Disk in a Stationary Fluid
A Rotating Fluid above a Stationary Surface
Enclosed Secondary Flows
Application Examples
Circular Pathline Flows
Theoretical Criteria
Some Important Flows
Application Examples
Rotation and Inertial Waves
Rayleigh Instability
Stability of Circular Pathline Flows
Rossby Waves and Inertial Waves
Atmospheric Rossby Waves I
Instability and Turbulence
Application Examples
Rotating Fluid Applications
Pipes, Channels, and Rivers
Swirl in Straight Sections
Secondary Flow in Curved Sections
River Meandering
Abutment Undercutting
Study and Research Projects
Rotors and Centrifuges
Thin Disk in a Housing
Flow in a Cylindrical Annulus
Centrifuges
Cyclone Separators
Study and Research Projects
Wings, Lift, and Drag
Circulation and Lift (Inviscid)
Circulation and Lift (Viscous)
Kutta-Zhukowskii Theory
Finite Wings and Vortices
Vertical Momentum and Induced Drag
Study and Research Projects
Turbomachinery
Definitions and Classifications
Internal Flow Characteristics
Torque and Power Output
Flow Calculations
Performance Criteria
Study and Research Projects
Liquids in Precessing Spacecraft
Rigid-Body Dynamics
Energy Dissipation and Stability
Solution: Analysis and Computation
Solution: Scaled Experiments
Study and Research Projects
The Earth, Sun, and Moon
Introduction
Earth and Earth-Sun-Moon Dynamics
Motions in the Liquid Core
Chandler Wobble
Tides and Earth-Sun-Moon Dynamics
Study and Research Projects
Atmospheric Circulation
Introduction
Convective Flow Patterns
Coriolis Phenomena
Planetary Flow Dynamics
Atmospheric Rossby Waves II
Study and Research Projects
Oceanic Circulation
Flow Patterns and Energy Sources
Coriolis and Oceanic Gyres
Western Intensification and Elevated Centers
Localized Flow Phenomena
Some Quantitative Analyses
Study and Research Projects
Intense Atmospheric Vortices
Whirlwinds and Dust Devils
Large-Scale Vortex Storms
Hurricanes (Typhoons)
Tornadoes
Study and Research Projects
Appendices
Mathematical Relationships
Vectors
Matrices
Direction Cosine Matrices
Dyadics and Tensors
The Del Operator [down triangle, open]
Operations Using [down triangle, open]
Stream Functions and Velocity Potentials
Summary
Basic Flows
Sums of Two Flows
Cylinders and Vortex Pairs
Equations of Motion
Cartesian
Cylindrical
Spherical
Fluid Properties
Units
Properties of Air
Properties of Water
Common Gases and Liquids
Compressible Fluids
Geophysical Data
The Earth
The Sun
The Moon
The Planets
The Oceans
The Standard Atmosphere
References
Index