CRC Press, Nov 29, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 328 pages
Many figures and illustrations accompany the readable text, and the index and table of contents are very detailed, making this an especially accessible and convenient resource. The book offers numerous examples that clarify problem-solving processes and are applicable to engineering practices. The ease of use and descriptive text enable the reader to rely heavily on this one resource for all of their fluid mechanics needs.
Created for engineers, by engineers, this book provides the necessary basis for proper application of fluid mechanics principles. Fluid Mechanics is an appropriate primary resource for any mechanical engineering professional.
Equations of Motion and Potential Flow
Dimensional Analysis and Data
Hydraulics of Pipe Systems
Open Channel Flow
External Incompressible Flow
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