Fluid Mechanics

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/16/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The eighth 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Pressure Distribution in a Fluid

Chapter 3: Integral Relations for a Control Volume

Chapter 4: Differential Relations for Fluid Flow

Chapter 5: Dimensional Analysis and Similarity

Chapter 6: Viscous Flow in Ducts

Chapter 7: Flow Past Immersed Bodies

Chapter 8: Potential Flow and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Chapter 9: Compressible Flow

Chapter 10: Open-Channel Flow

Chapter 11: Turbomachinery

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