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Document Type: | Book |
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All Authors / Contributors: |
William S Janna |

ISBN: | 9781482211610 1482211610 |

OCLC Number: | 927490629 |

Description: | xix, 749 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm |

Contents: | Machine-generated contents note: 1.1. Dimensions and Units -- 1.2. Definition of a Fluid -- 1.3. Properties of Fluids -- 1.3.1. Density -- 1.3.2. Viscosity -- 1.3.2.1. Time-Independent Fluids -- 1.3.2.2. Time-Dependent Fluids -- 1.3.2.3. Viscoelastic Fluids -- 1.3.3. Kinematic Viscosity -- 1.3.4. Pressure -- 1.3.5. Surface Tension -- 1.3.6. Specific Heat -- 1.3.7. Internal Energy -- 1.3.8. Enthalpy -- 1.3.9. Compressibility Factor/Bulk Modulus -- 1.3.10. Ideal Gas Law -- 1.4. Liquids and Gases -- 1.5. Continuum -- Problems -- 2.1. Pressure and Pressure Measurement -- 2.2. Hydrostatic Forces on Submerged Plane Surfaces -- 2.3. Hydrostatic Forces on Submerged Curved Surfaces -- 2.4. Equilibrium of Accelerating Fluids -- 2.5. Forces on Submerged Bodies -- 2.6. Stability of Submerged and Floating Bodies -- 2.7. Summary -- Internet Resources -- Problems -- 3.1. Kinematics of Flow -- 3.2. Control Volume Approach -- 3.3. Continuity Equation -- 3.4. Momentum Equation -- 3.4.1. Linear Momentum Equation -- 3.5. Energy Equation -- 3.6. Bernoulli Equation -- 3.7. Summary -- Internet Resources -- Problems -- 4.1. Dimensional Homogeneity and Analysis -- 4.1.1. Rayleigh Method -- 4.1.2. Buckingham Pi Method -- 4.2. Dimensionless Ratios -- 4.2.1. Flow in a Pipe or Conduit -- 4.2.2. Flow over Immersed Bodies -- 4.2.3. Open-Channel Flow -- 4.2.4. Unbounded Flows -- 4.3. Dimensional Analysis by Inspection -- 4.4. Similitude -- 4.4.1. Geometric Similarity -- 4.4.2. Dynamic Similarity -- 4.4.3. Modelling -- 4.5. Correlation of Experimental Data -- 4.6. Summary -- Internet Resources -- Problems -- 5.1. Laminar and Turbulent Flows -- 5.2. Effect of Viscosity -- 5.2.1. Entrance Effects -- 5.3. Pipe Dimensions and Specifications -- 5.3.1. Equivalent Diameters for Non-circular Ducts -- 5.4. Equation of Motion -- 5.5. Friction Factor and Pipe Roughness -- 5.5.1. Flow through Pipes of Non-circular Cross Sections -- 5.5.2. Flow through an Annulus -- 5.5.3. Miscellaneous Geometries -- 5.6. Simple Piping Systems -- 5.7. Minor Losses -- 5.8. Pipes in Parallel -- 5.9. Pumps and Piping Systems -- 5.10. Summary -- Internet Resources -- Problems -- 6.1. Flow past a Flat Plate -- 6.1.1. Boundary Layer Growth -- 6.1.2. Separation -- 6.2. Flow past Various Two-Dimensional Bodies -- 6.3. Flow past Various Three-Dimensional Bodies -- 6.4. Applications to Ground Vehicles -- 6.4.1. Bicycle-Rider Combinations -- 6.4.2. Automobiles -- 6.4.3. Tractor-Trailer Trucks -- 6.5. Lift on Airfoils -- 6.6. Summary -- Internet Resources -- Problems -- 7.1. Types of Open-Channel Flows -- 7.2. Open-Channel Geometry Factors -- 7.3. Energy Considerations in Open-Channel Flows -- 7.3.1. Flow under a Sluice Gate -- 7.3.2. Flow through a Venturi Flume -- 7.4. Critical Flow Calculations -- 7.5. Equations for Uniform Open-Channel Flows -- 7.5.1. Laminar Open-Channel Flow -- 7.5.2. Reynolds Number and Transition -- 7.5.3. Turbulent Open-Channel Flow -- 7.6. Hydraulically-Optimum Cross-Section -- 7.7. Non-uniform Open-Channel Flow -- 7.7.1. Gradually-Varied Flow -- 7.7.2. Rapidly-Varied Flow -- 7.8. Summary -- Internet Resources -- Problems -- 8.1. Sonic Velocity and Mach Number -- 8.2. Stagnation Properties and Isentropic Flow -- 8.3. Flow through a Channel of Varying Area -- 8.4. Normal Shock Waves -- 8.5. Compressible Flow with Friction -- 8.6. Compressible Flow with Heat Transfer -- 8.7. Summary -- Internet Resources -- Problems -- 9.1. Equations of Turbomachinery -- 9.2. Axial-Flow Turbines -- 9.3. Axial-Flow Compressors, Pumps, and Fans -- 9.4. Radial-Flow Turbines -- 9.5. Radial-Flow Compressors and Pumps -- 9.6. Power-Absorbing versus Power-Producing Machines -- 9.7. Dimensional Analysis of Turbomachinery -- 9.8. Performance Characteristics of Centrifugal Pumps -- 9.9. Performance Characteristics of Hydraulic Turbines -- 9.10. Impulse Turbine (Pelton Turbine) -- 9.11. Summary -- Problems -- 10.1. Measurement of Viscosity -- 10.2. Measurement of Static and Stagnation Pressures -- 10.3. Measurement of Velocity -- 10.4. Measurement of Flow Rates in Closed Conduits -- 10.5. Measurements in Open-Channel Flows -- 10.6. Summary -- Problems -- 11.1. Equations of Motion -- 11.2. Applications to Laminar Flow -- 11.2.1. Flow in a Circular Duct -- 11.2.2. Flow down an Inclined Plane -- 11.2.3. Flow through a Straight Channel -- 11.2.4. Plane Couette Flow -- 11.2.5. Flow between Two Rotating Concentric Cylinders -- 11.3. Graphical Solution Methods for Unsteady Laminar Flow Problems -- 11.3.1. Suddenly-Accelerated Flat Plate -- 11.3.2. Unsteady Plane Couette Flow -- 11.3.3. Unsteady Flow between Concentric Circular Cylinders -- 11.3.4. Unsteady Flow in a Plane Channel (Start-Up Flow) -- 11.4. Introduction to Turbulent Flow -- 11.5. Summary -- Problems -- 12.1. Equations of Two-Dimensional Inviscid Flows -- 12.1.1. Continuity Equation -- 12.1.2. Momentum Equation -- 12.2. Stream Function and Velocity Potential -- 12.3. Irrotational Flow -- 12.4. Laplace's Equation and Various Flow Fields -- 12.4.1. Uniform Flow -- 12.4.2. Source Flow -- 12.4.3. Sink Flow -- 12.4.4. Irrotational Vortex Flow -- 12.5. Combined Flows and Superpositions -- 12.5.1. Flow about a Half-Body -- 12.5.2. Source and Sink of Equal Strengths -- 12.5.3. Flow about a Doublet -- 12.5.4. Flow about a Rankine Body -- 12.5.5. Flow about a Circular Cylinder -- 12.5.6. Flow about a Circular Cylinder with Circulation -- 12.6. Inviscid Flow past an Airfoil -- 12.7. Summary -- Problems -- 13.1. Laminar and Turbulent Boundary-Layer Flow -- 13.2. Equations of Motion for the Boundary Layer -- 13.3. Laminar Boundary-Layer Flow over a Flat Plate -- 13.4. Momentum Integral Equation -- 13.5. Momentum Integral Method for Laminar Flow over a Flat Plate -- 13.6. Momentum Integral Method for Turbulent Flow over a Flat Plate -- 13.7. Laminar and Turbulent Boundary-Layer Flow over a Flat Plate -- 13.8. Summary -- Problems. Fundamental Concepts -- Fluid Statics -- Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics -- Dimensional Analysis and Dynamic Similitude -- Flow in Closed Conduits -- Flow Over Immersed Bodies -- Flow in Open Channels -- Compressible Flow -- Turbomachinery -- Measurements in Fluid Mechanics -- The Navier-Stokes Equations -- Inviscid Flow -- Boundary-Layer Flow -- Appendix A: Conversion Factors and Properties of Substances -- Appendix B: Geometric Elements and Plane Areas -- Appendix C: Pipe and Tube Specifications -- Appendix D: Compressible Flow Tables -- Appendix E: Miscellaneous. |

Responsibility: | William S. Janna. |

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"... presents the application of mathematics to engineering in a very simple manner so that students can understand and follow it very easily. ... The many newly added problems can be used to introduce students to the concept of Design of Experiments that satisfies one of the current ABET Student Outcomes. Use of both units in the main text rather than assigning problems in both units is a great help to the students when they go out to the industries."-Mahesh C. Aggarwal, Ph.D, Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA"Well-written and well-illustrated text. Clear derivations and copious applications of the theory are presented. Well selected homework problems and many worked-out examples. Welcome addition to the collection of quality introductory fluid mechanics books."-Eugene F. Brown, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA"This book provides a very good and thorough introduction to fluid mechanics at the undergraduate level. This revision offers more examples for the students to learn from as well as numerous homework problems to assign students. The author has a writing style that presents subjects in a very understandable way. The chapter on dimensional analysis is one of the most thorough and clear I have ever read."-Amy Lang, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA"... I can confirm that the fifth edition of the book provides a very good introduction to fluid mechanics fundamentals."-Thanos Megaritis, Brunel University London, UK"The book is very well written, and it provides a very thorough mathematical analysis that can easily be followed by engineering students. Very clear discussions on practical aspects of modeling in fluid flow analysis using non-dimensional parameters are made. The book is highly recommended to engineering students as well as other professionals involved in design and analysis of hydraulic systems."-A. K. Oskouie, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA Read more...

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