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Engineering Fluid Mechanics
Author(s): P. A. Aswatha Narayana, K. N. Seetharamu

ISBN:    978-81-7319-447-4 
Publication Year:   Reprint 2012
Pages:   606
Binding:   Paper Back
Dimension:   160mm x 240mm
Weight:   720


About the book

Engineering Fluid Mechanics, in addition to the basic chapters like applications of Bernoulli’s equation, momentum theorem, turbomachines and dimensional analysis, discusses mechanics of laminar and turbulent flows, boundary layers, incompressible inviscid flows, compressible flows and computational fluid dynamics. Introduction to wave hydrodynamics, experimental techniques and analysis of experimental uncertainty are also presented in addition to the role of fluid mechanics in engineering design.

Key Features

  • Applications from different engineering disciplines • Numerous solved examples and problems to be solved • Helps Students understand and analyze practical problems

Table of Contents

Concept of continuum – Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, Dimensions and ST units – Fluids and their properties: density, viscosity, compressibility, surface tension, - Eulerian and Lagrangian methods – Streamlines, Streaklines and Pathlines / Basic equations: Continuity equation – Euler’s equations of motion – Navier-Stokes equation – Reynolds equation – Energy equation / Hydrostatics: Manometer – Fluid thrust on plane and curved surfaces – Stability of floating bodies – Aerostatics and stability of atmosphere / Relative equilibrium – Uniform linear acceleration – Uniform rotation / Bernoulli’s theorem ad applications – Cavitation; momentum theorem and applications – Moment of momentum theorem / Dimensional analysis and model studies / Real fluid motion – laminar and turbulent flows – flow through pipes – losses in pipe systems – separation / Two dimensional ideal fluid motion – stream function, velocity potential – two dimensional flow around bodies, lift and drag forces / Introduction to wave hydrodynamics


Graduate and Postgraduate Students and Teachers of Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical and Civil Engineering


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