Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Mechanics of fluids / B.S. Massey.

By: Massey, B. S. (Bernard Stanford).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1995Edition: 6th ed.Description: xxvii, 599 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0412342804.Subject(s): Fluid mechanicsDDC classification: 620.106
Contents:
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. 3.3 Describing the pattern .......................
Summary: 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.
Reviews from LibraryThing.com:
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Lending Books Lending Books OUSL- Main Library

Main library online catalogue( Online Public Access Calaogue-OPAC)

General Collection 620.106 M17 (Browse shelf) 32726 Available 32726

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.

3.3 Describing the pattern .......................

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.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

The implementation was a teamwork of The Open University Library staff members and the Koha community.
Contact +94-11-2881030 for any inquiries