Mechanics of Fluids / Edition 2

Mechanics of Fluids / Edition 2

by Merle C. Potter, D. C. Wiggert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132076225

ISBN-13: 9780132076227

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall

MECHANICS OF FLUIDS presents fluid mechanics so that readers gain an understanding of and an ability to analyze the important phenomena encountered by practicing engineers. The authors succeed in this through the use of several pedagogical tools (Margin Notes, Chapter Outlines, Summaries, and a nomenclature list) that help readers visualize the many

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MECHANICS OF FLUIDS presents fluid mechanics so that readers gain an understanding of and an ability to analyze the important phenomena encountered by practicing engineers. The authors succeed in this through the use of several pedagogical tools (Margin Notes, Chapter Outlines, Summaries, and a nomenclature list) that help readers visualize the many difficult-to-understand phenomena of fluid mechanics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132076227
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.23(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Basic Considerations1
Ch. 2Fluid Statics36
Ch. 3Introduction to Fluids in Motion83
Ch. 4The Integral Forms of the Fundamental Laws117
Ch. 5The Differential Forms of the Fundamental Laws193
Ch. 6Dimensional Analysis and Similitude225
Ch. 7Internal Flows258
Ch. 8External Flows333
Ch. 9Compressible Flow408
Ch. 10Flow in Open Channels455
Ch. 11Flows in Piping Systems523
Ch. 12Turbomachinery581
Ch. 13Measurements in Fluid Mechanics636
Ch. 14Environmental Fluid Mechanics671
App. AUnits and Conversions713
App. BFluid Properties715
App. CProperties of Areas and Volumes721
App. DCompressible-Flow Tables for Air722
App. EComputer Programs731
App. FFilms or Videocassettes740
Bibliography741
Answers to Selected Problems in Chapters 1 through 8744
Index749

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