Case Studies in Fluid Mechanics with Sensitivities to Governing Variables

Case Studies in Fluid Mechanics with Sensitivities to Governing Variables

by M. Kemal Atesmen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119524786
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/20/2019
Series: Wiley-ASME Press Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

M. Kemal Atesmen, PhD, pursued an academic and an industrial career in parallel and became an associate professor in mechanical engineering before dedicating his professional life to international engineering management and engineering project management for thirty-three years. He is now retired, but has helped many young engineers to bridge the gap between college and professional life in automotive, computer component, data communication, and offshore oil industries. He is a life member of ASME.

Table of Contents

Series Preface vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

About the Author xiii

Introduction xv

1 Draining Fluid from a Tank 1

2 Vertical Rise of a Weather Balloon 9

3 Stability of a Floating Cone inWater 17

4 Wind Drag Forces on People 23

5 Creeping Flow Past a Sphere 29

6 Venturi Meter 39

7 Fluid’s Surface Shape in a Rotating Cylindrical Tank 45

8 Pin Floating on Surface of a Liquid 53

9 Small Raindrops 59

10 Range of an Aircraft 63

11 Designing a Water Clock 67

12 Water Turbine under a Dam 75

13 Centrifugal Separation of Particles 81

14 A Simple Carburetor 89

15 Ideal Gas Flow in Nozzles and Diffusers 97

16 Laminar Flow in a Pipe 103

17 Water Supply from a Lake to a Factory 109

18 Air or Water Flow Required to Cool a PC Board 113

19 Convection Mass Transfer through Air–Water Interface 123

20 Heating a Room by Natural Convection 129

21 Laminar Flow through Porous Material 137

22 Condensation on the Surface of a Vertical Plate in a Laminar Flow Regime 145

23 A Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow in a Pipe 153

24 Bubble Rise in a Glass of Beer 163

References 169

Index 171

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