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Munson, Young and Okiishi's Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 8th Edition

Munson, Young and Okiishi's Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 8th Edition

Philip M. Gerhart, Andrew L. Gerhart, John I. Hochstein

ISBN: 978-1-119-54799-0 December 2018




Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics offers comprehensive topical coverage, with varied examples and problems, application of visual component of fluid mechanics, and strong focus on effective learning. The text enables the gradual development of confidence in problem solving. Each important concept is introduced in easy-to-understand terms before more complicated examples are discussed.

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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Fluid Statics

Chapter 3: Elementary Fluid Dynamics—The Bernoulli Equation

Chapter 4: Fluid Kinematics

Chapter 5: Finite Control Volume Analysis

Chapter 6: Differential Analysis of Fluid Flow

Chapter 7: Dimensional Analysis, Similitude, and Modeling

Chapter 8: Viscous Flow in Pipes

Chapter 9: Flow over Immersed Bodies

Chapter 10: Open-Channel Flow

Chapter 11: Compressible Flow

Chapter 12: Turbomachines

  • Self-Contained  Material that had been removed from the text and provided only on-line has been brought back into the text. Most notable are Section 5.4 on the second law of thermodynamics and useful energy loss and Appendix E containing units conversion factors.
  • Compressible Flow  Chapter 11 on compressible flow has been extensively reorganized and a limited amount of new material added. All have special emphasis on engineering applications of the material. Example solutions employ tabulated compressible flow functions as well as graphs.
  • Appendices  Compressible flow function tables have been added to Appendix D. A  new extensive set of units conversion factors in a useful and compact format appears in Appendix E.
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)  Provides a description of many of the challenges and practices that characterize widely-used CFD codes. The aim is twofold: to show how reasonably complex flows can be computed and to foster a healthy skepticism in the non-specialist. This material is presented in an expanded Appendix A.