## Introduction to fluid mechanicsThis successful book presents the fundamentals of fluid mechanics clearly and succinctly. Knowledge of fluid flow is essential to industries involving heat transfer, chemical processes, and aerodynamics. The book makes use of a problem-solving methodology and includes outstanding example problems. Topics covered are flow fields; potential theory and boundary layer theory; Bernoulli's Equation, Dimensional Analysis. |

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### Contents

INTRODUCTION | 1 |

Summary Objectives | 17 |

Summary Objectives | 46 |

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Introduction to fluid mechanics Robert W. Fox,Alan T. McDonald,Philip J. Pritchard Snippet view - 2004 |

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absolute pressure acceleration Air flows airfoil angle assumed Basic equation Bernoulli equation body force boundary layer Calculate component compressible continuity equation control surface control volume control volume formulation coordinates cylinder density Determine diameter differential downstream drag coefficient duct evaluate Example Problem exit flow field fluid mechanics fluid particle friction frictionless flow ft/sec fully-developed function given head loss heat transfer ideal gas incompressible flow inlet isentropic flow kPa abs laminar flow liquid m/sec Mach number mass flowrate momentum equation motion normal shock nozzle obtain pipe plane pressure drop pressure gradient properties psia pVdA ratio resultant force Reynolds number rotation sec2 second law shear stress shown in Fig SOLUTION speed stagnation pressure steady flow stream function streamline supersonic tank thermodynamics tube turbulent flow vector velocity field velocity profile viscosity zero