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Introduction to Fluid Dynamics : Principles of Analysis and Design - Stanley Middleman

Introduction to Fluid Dynamics

Principles of Analysis and Design

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Published: 2nd October 1997
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This book illustrates how the development of a mathematical model is central to the analysis and design of an engineering system or process. The key elements in model development involve assumptions about the physics, the application of basic physical principles, the exploration of the implications of the resulting model, and the evaluation of the degree to which the model mimics reality.

Provides examples of experimental data against which the results of modeling exercises can be compared.
-- Exposes readers to the wide range of technologies to which they may be asked to apply their skills.

What is Fluid Dynamics?

Statics, Dynamics, and Surface Tension.

Forces On, and Within, a Flowing Medium.

Conservation of Mass and Momentum in a Continuous Fluid.

Dimensional Analysis and Dynamic Similarity.

Nearly Parallel Flows.

Unsteady Flows.

The Stream Function.

Turbulent Flow and the Laminar Boundary Layer.

Flow through Porous Media.

Macroscopic Balances.

Appendix.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471182092
ISBN-10: 0471182095
Series: Wiley-BT
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 2nd October 1997
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 18.45  x 2.54
Edition Number: 1