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Schaum's outline of theory and problems of fluid dynamics
Hughes, William F. (William Frank), 1930-
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw Hill, [1999]

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viii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
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Author Notes

William F. Hughes, Ph.D. , is professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie-Mellon University. He was a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow at Cambridge University in England and a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Sydney in Australia.

John A. Brighton, Ph.D. , is a dean of engineering at Pennsylvania State University and has taught at Purdue, Carnegie-Mellon, Michigan State, and Georgia Tech.

Nicholas Winowich, Ph.D. , is an associate professor at the University of Tennesee, Knoxville, and a member of one of the foremost computational fluid dynamics research groups in the country.

Table of Contents

Fluid Statistics Mathematical Models of Fluid Motion
Dimensional Analysis and Similitude Boundary
Layer Flow and Flow in Pipes and Ducts Incompressible
Potential Flow One-Dimensional Compressible
Flow Two-Dimensional Compressible
Flow Gasdynamics Incompressible Turbulent
Flow Hypersonic Boundary Layer
Flow Mangetohydrodynamics Non-Newtonian Fluids
Appendix A Some Properties of Fluids
Appendix B Units and Dimensions
Appendix C Some Basic Equations in Various Coordinate Systems
Appendix D Tables for Compressible Flow
Appendix E Cartesian Tensors
Appendix F Vector Identities
Appendix G Flow Measuring Techniques