Mechanics of Fluids
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Mechanics of Fluids

John Ward-Smith

  1. 720 pages
  2. English
  3. PDF
  4. Available on iOS & Android
eBook - PDF

Mechanics of Fluids

John Ward-Smith

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This ninth edition adds a section examining the modern context of fluid mechanics and associated issues including climate change, new forms of energy generation, and fresh water conservation.

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Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Table of Contents
  5. Preface to the ninth edition
  6. 1: Fundamental concepts
  7. 2: Fluid statics
  8. 3: The principles governing fluids in motion
  9. 4: The momentum equation
  10. 5: Physical similarity and dimensional analysis
  11. 6: Laminar flow between solid boundaries
  12. 7: Flow and losses in pipes and fittings
  13. 8: Boundary layers, wakes and other shear layers
  14. 9: The flow of an inviscid fluid
  15. 10: Flow with a free surface
  16. 11: Compressible flow of gases
  17. 12: Unsteady flow
  18. 13: Fluid machines
  19. 14: Fluid mechanics in a changing world
  20. Appendix 1: Units and conversion factors
  21. Appendix 2: Physical constants and properties of fluids
  22. Appendix 3: Tables of gas flow functions
  23. Appendix 4: Algebraic symbols
  24. Answers to problems
  25. Index