Fluid Mechanics, 6th edition

By John F. Douglas, et al.

August 2011

Pearson Education

Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.

ISBN: 9780273717720

1012 pages

$127.50 Paper Original

The sixth edition of this established, popular textbook provides an excellent and comprehensive treatment of fluid mechanics that is concisely written and supported by numerous worked examples.

This revision of a classic text presents relevant material for mechanical and civil engineers, as well as energy and environmental services engineers. It recognises the evolution of the subject and provides thorough coverage of both established theory and emerging topics.

Fluid Mechanicsis ideal for use throughout a first degree course in all engineering disciplines where a good understanding of the subject is required.New sections on rotodynamic machine interaction, contaminant concentration prediction and water reuse responses to the drought consequences of climate change.

Extended website includes enhanced and additional simulations.

Preface to the Sixth Edition

Previous Edition Prefaces

Acknowledgements

List of Computer Programs

List of Symbols

Part I Elements of Fluid MechanicsChapter 1 Fluids and their Properties

Chapter 2 Pressure and Head

Chapter 3 Static Forces on Surfaces. Buoyancy

Part II Concepts of Fluid FlowChapter 4 Motion of Fluid Particles and Streams

Chapter 5 The Momentum Equation and its Applications

Chapter 6 The Energy Equation and its Applications

Chapter 7 Two-dimensional Ideal Flow

Part III Dimensional Analysis and SimilarityChapter 8 Dimensional Analysis

Chapter 9 Similarity

Part IV Behaviour of Real FluidsChapter 10 Laminar and Turbulent Flows in Bounded Systems

Chapter 11 Boundary Layer

Chapter 12 Incompressible Flow around a Body

Chapter 13 Compressible flow around a Body

Part V Steady Flow in Pipes, Ducts and Open ChannelsChapter 14 Steady Incompressible Flow in Pipe and Duct Systems

Chapter 15 Uniform Flow in Open Channels

Chapter 16 Non-uniform Flow in Open Channels

Chapter 17 Compressible Flow in Pipes

Part VI Fluid Mechanics for Environmental ChangeChapter 18 Environmental Change and Renewable Energy Technologies

Chapter 19 Environmental Change and Rainfall Runoff Flow Modelling

Part VII Unsteady Flow in Bounded SystemsChapter 20 Pressure Transient Theory and Surge Control

Chapter 21 Simulation of Unsteady Flow Phenomena in Pipe, Channel and Duct Systems

Part VIII Fluid Machinery. Theory, Performance and ApplicationChapter 22 Theory of Rotodynamic Machines

Chapter 23 Performance of Rotodynamic Machines

Chapter 24 Positive Displacement Machines

Chapter 25 Machine-Network InteractionsAppendix 1 Some Properties of Common Fluids

Appendix 2 Values of Drag Coefficient C for Various Body Shapes

Index

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