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Title:
Introduction to fluid mechanics
Author:
Fox, Robert W., 1934-2014.
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : J. Wiley, [1998?]
Physical Description:
xiv, 762 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780471124641
Format :
Book

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Central Library TA357 .F69 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Fox & McDonald offers a balanced approach designed to facilitate student learning by self-discovery and problem solving. The book features clear writing, detailed example problems to illustrate applications of the principles presented, and copious end-of-chapter exercises to promote self-study and comprehension by students.

The text has been thoroughly tested in the classroom, and has been improved continuously through each edition. The content is divided nearly equally among text, example problems, and end-of-chapter problems making the text exceptionally easy to use.


Author Notes

Robert W. Fox, Purdue University
Alan T. McDonald, Purdue University


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Fundamental Concepts
Chapter 3 Fluid Statics
Chapter 4 Basic Equations in Integral Form for a Control Volume
Chapter 5 Introduction to Differential Analysis of Fluid Motion
Chapter 6 Incompressible Inviscid Flow
Chapter 7 Dimensional Analysis and Similitude
Chapter 8 Internal Incompressible Viscous Flow
Chapter 9 External Incompressible Viscous Flow
Chapter 10 Fluid Machinery
Chapter 11 Introduction to Compressible Flow
Chapter 12 Compressible Flow
Appendix A Fluid Property Data
Appendix B Equations of Motion in Cylindrical Coordinates
Appendix C Videos for Fluid Mechanics
Appendix D Selected Performance Curves for Pumps and Fans
Appendix E Flow Functions for Computation of Compressible Flow
Appendix F Analysis of Experimental Uncertainty
Appendix G SI Units, Prefixes, and Conversion Factors
Appendix H A Brief Review of Microsoft Excel (CD-ROM)
Answers to Selected Problems
Index

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