Applied Fluid Mechanics

Applied Fluid Mechanics

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For undergraduate-level courses in Fluid Mechanics or Hydraulics.The most popular applications-oriented approach to engineering technology fluid mechanics, this text covers all of the basic principles of fluid mechanics-both statics and dynamics-in a clear, practical presentation that ties theory directly to real devices and systems used in chemical process industries, manufacturing, plant engineering, waste water handling and product design.
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  • Hardback | 597 pages
  • 209 x 262.9 x 28.2mm | 1,423.26g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • b&w and colour illustrations
  • 0130231207
  • 9780130231208

Table of contents

1. The Nature of Fluids and the Study of Fluid Mechanics. 2. Viscosity of Fluids. 3. Pressure Measurement. 4. Forces Due to Static Fluids. 5. Buoyancy and Stability. 6. Flow of Fluids and Bernoulli's Equation. 7. General Energy Equation. 8. Reynolds Number, Laminar Flow, and Turbulent Flow. 9. Energy Losses Due to Friction. 10. Minor Losses. 11. Series Pipe Line Systems. 12. Parallel Pipe Line Systems. 13. Pump Selection and Application. 14. Open Channel Flow. 15. Flow Measurement. 16. Forces Due to Fluids in Motion. 17. Drag and Lift. 18. Fans, Blowers, Compressors, And The Flow Of Gases. 19. Flow Of Air In Ducts. Appendixes.
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