Fluid Mechanics (in SI Units)
The seventh edition of White's Fluid Mechanics offers students a clear and comprehensive presentation of the material that demonstrates the progression from physical concepts to engineering applications and helps students quickly see the practical importance of fluid mechanics fundamentals. The wide variety of topics gives instructors many options for their course and is a useful resource to students long after graduation. The book's unique problem-solving approach is presented at the start of the book and carefully integrated in all examples. Students can progress from general ones to those involving design, multiple steps and computer usage.
- Mixed media product | 896 pages
- 204 x 234 x 33mm | 1,468g
- 08 Aug 2011
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- McGraw Hill Higher Education
- London, United States
- 7th Revised edition
- w. num. two-col. figs.
Table of contents
1 Introduction 2 Pressure Distribution in a Fluid 3 Integral Relations for a Control Volume 4 Differential Relations for Fluid Flow 5 Dimensional Analysis and Similarity 6 Viscous Flow in Ducts 7 Flow Past Immersed Bodies 8 Potential Flow and Computational Fluid Dynamics 9 Compressible Flow 10 Open-Channel Flow 11 Turbomachinery Appendix A Physical Properties of Fluids Appendix B Compressible Flow Tables Appendix C Conversion Factors Appendix D Equations of Motion in Cylindrical Coordinates
About Frank M. White
Frank M White is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering at the University of Rhode Island. He studied at Georgia Tech and M.I.T. In 1966 he helped found, at URI, the first department of ocean engineering in the country. Known primarily as a teacher and writer, he has received eight teaching awards and has written four textbooks on fluid mechanics and heat transfer. From 1979 to 1990 he was editor-in-chief of the ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering and then served from 1991 to 1997 as chairman of the ASME Board of Editors and of the Publications Committee. He is a Fellow of ASME and in 1991 received the ASME Fluids Engineering Award.