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Fluid Mechanics Demystified (Paperback) (Merle C. Potter)

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Your solution to mastering fluid mechanics

Need to learn about the properties of liquids and gases the pressures and forces they exert? Here's your lifeline!Fluid Mechanics Demystified helps you absorb the essentials of this challenging engineering topic. Written in an easy-to-follow format, this practical guide begins by reviewing basic principles and discussing fluid statics. Next, you'll dive into fluids in motion, integral and differential equations, dimensional analysis, and similitude. Internal, external, and compressible flows are also covered. Hundreds of worked examples and equations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and two final exam, with solutions to all their problems, help reinforce learning.

This hands-on, self-teaching text offers:

  • Numerous figures to illustrate key concepts
  • Details on Bernoulli's equation and the Reynolds number
  • Coverage of entrance, laminar, turbulent, open channel, and boundary layer flows
  • SI units throughout
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Fluid Mechanics Demystified is your shortcut to understanding this essential engineering subject.

The perfect solution to understanding fluid mechanics

This self-teaching guide introduces the topics most often covered in an introductory course in fluid mechanics. The book covers statics, fluids in motion, integral and differential equations, dimensional analysis and similitude, internal, external, and compressible flows, and more.

Fluid Mechanics Demystified includes numerous calculations along with conversion charts. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. This book is your shortcut to mastering the fundamentals of this essential engineering topic.

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Number of Pages: 302
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Engineering / Mechanical
Series Title: Demystified
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Author: Merle C. Potter
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2009
TCIN: 11949339
UPC: 9780071626811
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-5077
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