Mechanics of fluids / B.S. Massey.Material type: TextPublisher: London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1995Edition: 6th ed.Description: xxvii, 599 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0412342804.Subject(s): Fluid mechanicsDDC classification: 620.106
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1 Fundamental Concepts Relating to Fluids. 1.1 The characteristics of fluids 1.2 Properties of fluids. 1.3 The perfect gas: equation of state. 1.4 Compressibility 1.5 Viscosity. 1.6 Surface tension.- Reference.- Further reading.- Problems. 2 Fluids in Equilibrium (Fluid 'Statics'). 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Variation of pressure with position in a fluid. 2.3 The measurement of pressure. 2.4 Hydrostatic thrusts on submerged surfaces. 2.5 Buoyancy. 2.6 The stability of bodies in fluids. 2.7 Equilibrium of moving fluids.- Further reading.- Problems. 3 The Principles of Fluid Motion. 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Variation of flow parameters in time and space.
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This standard work on the mechanics of fluids places emphasis on the principles behind engineering practice and on engineering concepts, rather than on specialized mathematical techniques.