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Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Marcel Escudier

Abstract

Turbojet and turbofan engines, rocket motors, road vehicles, aircraft, pumps, compressors, and turbines are examples of machines which require a knowledge of fluid mechanics for their design. The aim of this undergraduate-level textbook is to introduce the physical concepts and conservation laws which underlie the subject of fluid mechanics and show how they can be applied to practical engineering problems. The first ten chapters are concerned with fluid properties, dimensional analysis, the pressure variation in a fluid at rest (hydrostatics) and the associated forces on submerged surfaces, t ... More

Keywords: hydrostatics, gas flow, Navier-Stokes, boundary layer, turbulent, dimensional analysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198719878
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198719878.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcel Escudier, author
Emeritus Harrison Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Liverpool