Prandtl Essentials of Fluid Mechanics

Filename: prandtl-essentials-of-fluid-mechanics.pdf
ISBN: 9781441915689
Release Date: 2010-08-12
Number of pages: 795
Author: Herbert Oertel jr.
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Prandtl Essentials of Fluid Mechanics in PDF and EPUB Ludwig Prandtl has been called the father of modern fluid mechanics, and this updated and extended edition of his classic text on the field is based on the 12th German edition with additional material included.


Essentials of Fluid Mechanics

Filename: essentials-of-fluid-mechanics.pdf
ISBN: 0073138371
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 584
Author: John M. Cimbala
Publisher:

Download and read online Essentials of Fluid Mechanics in PDF and EPUB Lower level, but with the same "traditonal" every day examples that students identify with and that makes Cimbala/Cengel's approach unique. "Essentials of Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications" is an abridged version of a more comprehensive text by the same authors, "Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications" (McGraw-Hill 2006). The text covers the basic principles and equations of fluid mechanics in the context of numerous and diverse real-world engineering applications.


Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics

Filename: essentials-of-computational-fluid-dynamics.pdf
ISBN: 9781482227314
Release Date: 2015-11-04
Number of pages: 225
Author: Jens-Dominik Mueller
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics in PDF and EPUB Covered from the vantage point of a user of a commercial flow package, Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics provides the information needed to competently operate a commercial flow solver. This book provides a physical description of fluid flow, outlines the strengths and weaknesses of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), presents the basics of the discretization of the equations, focuses on the understanding of how the flow physics interact with a typical finite-volume discretization, and highlights the approximate nature of CFD. It emphasizes how the physical concepts (mass conservation or momentum balance) are reflected in the CFD solutions while minimizing the required mathematical/numerical background. In addition, it uses cases studies in mechanical/aero and biomedical engineering, includes MATLAB and spreadsheet examples, codes and exercise questions. The book also provides practical demonstrations on core principles and key behaviors and incorporates a wide range of colorful examples of CFD simulations in various fields of engineering. In addition, this author: Introduces basic discretizations, the linear advection equation, and forward, backward and central differences Proposes a prototype discretization (first-order upwind) implemented in a spreadsheet/MATLAB example that highlights the diffusive character Looks at consistency, truncation error, and order of accuracy Analyzes the truncation error of the forward, backward, central differences using simple Taylor analysis Demonstrates how the of upwinding produces Artificial Viscosity (AV) and its importance for stability Explains how to select boundary conditions based on physical considerations Illustrates these concepts in a number of carefully discussed case studies Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics provides a solid introduction to the basic principles of practical CFD and serves as a resource for students in mechanical or aerospace engineering taking a first CFD course as well as practicing professionals needing a brief, accessible introduction to CFD.


Essentials of Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Filename: essentials-of-engineering-fluid-mechanics.pdf
ISBN: 1258243288
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Number of pages: 418
Author: Reuben M Olson
Publisher:

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ENSC2001

Filename: ensc2001.pdf
ISBN: 1121471846
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 592
Author:
Publisher:

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Modern Fluid Dynamics

Filename: modern-fluid-dynamics.pdf
ISBN: 9789048120956
Release Date: 2010-05-21
Number of pages: 620
Author: Clement Kleinstreuer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Modern Fluid Dynamics in PDF and EPUB This textbook covers essentials of traditional and modern fluid dynamics, i. e. , the fundamentals of and basic applications in fluid mechanics and convection heat transfer with brief excursions into fluid-particle dynamics and solid mechanics. Specifically, it is suggested that the book can be used to enhance the knowledge base and skill level of engineering and physics students in macro-scale fluid mechanics (see Chaps. 1–5 and 10), followed by an int- ductory excursion into micro-scale fluid dynamics (see Chaps. 6 to 9). These ten chapters are rather self-contained, i. e. , most of the material of Chaps. 1–10 (or selectively just certain chapters) could be taught in one course, based on the students’ background. Typically, serious seniors and first-year graduate students form a receptive audience (see sample syllabus). Such as target group of students would have had prerequisites in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and solid mechanics, where Part A would be a welcomed refresher. While introductory fluid mechanics books present the material in progressive order, i. e. , employing an inductive approach from the simple to the more difficult, the present text adopts more of a deductive approach. Indeed, understanding the derivation of the basic equations and then formulating the system-specific equations with suitable boundary conditions are two key steps for proper problem solutions.


Process Fluid Mechanics

Filename: process-fluid-mechanics.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015011138388
Release Date: 1980
Number of pages: 383
Author: Morton M. Denn
Publisher: Prentice Hall

Download and read online Process Fluid Mechanics in PDF and EPUB An applications-oriented introduction to process fluid mechanics. Provides an orderly treatment of the essentials of both the macro and micro problems of fluid mechanics.


Fluid Mechanics DeMYSTiFied

Filename: fluid-mechanics-demystified.pdf
ISBN: 9780071626828
Release Date: 2009-06-14
Number of pages: 314
Author: Merle Potter
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Download and read online Fluid Mechanics DeMYSTiFied in PDF and EPUB 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.


Essential Computational Fluid Dynamics

Filename: essential-computational-fluid-dynamics.pdf
ISBN: 9781118174395
Release Date: 2011-08-26
Number of pages: 320
Author: Oleg Zikanov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Essential Computational Fluid Dynamics in PDF and EPUB This book serves as a complete and self-contained introduction to the principles of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) analysis. It is deliberately short (at approximately 300 pages) and can be used as a text for the first part of the course of applied CFD followed by a software tutorial. The main objectives of this non-traditional format are: 1) To introduce and explain, using simple examples where possible, the principles and methods of CFD analysis and to demystify the `black box’ of a CFD software tool, and 2) To provide a basic understanding of how CFD problems are set and which factors affect the success and failure of the analysis. Included in the text are the mathematical and physical foundations of CFD, formulation of CFD problems, basic principles of numerical approximation (grids, consistency, convergence, stability, and order of approximation, etc), methods of discretization with focus on finite difference and finite volume techniques, methods of solution of transient and steady state problems, commonly used numerical methods for heat transfer and fluid flows, plus a brief introduction into turbulence modeling.


Elements of Computational Fluid Dynamics

Filename: elements-of-computational-fluid-dynamics.pdf
ISBN: 9781848167056
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 127
Author: John D. Ramshaw
Publisher: World Scientific

Download and read online Elements of Computational Fluid Dynamics in PDF and EPUB This book is a brief introduction to the fundamental concepts of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). It is addressed to beginners, and presents the ABC's or bare essentials of CFD in their simplest and most transparent form. The approach taken is to describe the principal analytical tools required, including truncation-error and stability analyses, followed by the basic elements or building blocks of CFD, which are numerical methods for treating sources, diffusion, convection, and pressure waves. Finally, it is shown how those ingredients may be combined to obtain self-contained numerical methods for solving the full equations of fluid dynamics. The book should be suitable for self-study, as a textbook for CFD short courses, and as a supplement to more comprehensive CFD and fluid dynamics texts.


Essentials of Fluid Dynamics

Filename: essentials-of-fluid-dynamics.pdf
ISBN: 1632405687
Release Date: 2016-07-25
Number of pages: 284
Author: Haley Adison
Publisher:

Download and read online Essentials of Fluid Dynamics in PDF and EPUB Fluid dynamics is the branch of fluid mechanics that studies the flow of fluids. It is further divided into hydrodynamics which studies the liquids in motion and aerodynamics which studies the gases in motion. It is an upcoming field of science that has undergone rapid development over the past few decades. This discipline is applicable to a wide range of areas such as modeling fission weapon detonation, predicting weather patterns, calculating moments and forces on aircraft, traffic engineering, etc. This book elucidates new techniques and their applications in a multidisciplinary approach. Some of the diverse topics covered in this text address the varied branches that fall under this category. Through this book, we attempt to further enlighten the readers about the new concepts in this field. It will serve as a reference to a broad spectrum of readers including engineers and students.


Thermal Science

Filename: thermal-science.pdf
ISBN: 9780071772358
Release Date: 2012-01-05
Number of pages: 592
Author: Erian A. Baskharone
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Download and read online Thermal Science in PDF and EPUB A practical, illustrated guide to thermal science A practical, illustrated guide to thermal science Written by a subject-matter expert with many years of academic and industrial experience, Thermal Science provides detailed yet concise coverage of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. The laws of thermodynamics are discussed with emphasis on their real-world applications. This comprehensive resource clearly presents the flow-governing equations of fluid mechanics, including those of mass, linear momentum, and energy conservation. Flow behavior through turbomachinery components is also addressed. The three modes of heat transfer--conduction, convection, and radiation--are described along with practical applications of each. Thermal Science covers: Properties of pure substances and ideal gases First and second laws of thermodynamics Energy conversion by cycles Power-absorbing cycles Gas power cycles Flow-governing equations External and internal flow structures Rotating machinery fluid mechanics Variable-geometry turbomachinery stages Prandtl-Meyer flow Internal flow, friction, and pressure drop Fanno flow process for a viscous flow field Rayleigh flow Heat conduction and convection Heat exchangers Transfer by radiation Instructor material available for download from companion website


Fluid Mechanics for Engineers

Filename: fluid-mechanics-for-engineers.pdf
ISBN: 3642115942
Release Date: 2010-03-27
Number of pages: 504
Author: Meinhard T. Schobeiri
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Fluid Mechanics for Engineers in PDF and EPUB The contents of this book covers the material required in the Fluid Mechanics Graduate Core Course (MEEN-621) and in Advanced Fluid Mechanics, a Ph. D-level elective course (MEEN-622), both of which I have been teaching at Texas A&M University for the past two decades. While there are numerous undergraduate fluid mechanics texts on the market for engineering students and instructors to choose from, there are only limited texts that comprehensively address the particular needs of graduate engineering fluid mechanics courses. To complement the lecture materials, the instructors more often recommend several texts, each of which treats special topics of fluid mechanics. This circumstance and the need to have a textbook that covers the materials needed in the above courses gave the impetus to provide the graduate engineering community with a coherent textbook that comprehensively addresses their needs for an advanced fluid mechanics text. Although this text book is primarily aimed at mechanical engineering students, it is equally suitable for aerospace engineering, civil engineering, other engineering disciplines, and especially those practicing professionals who perform CFD-simulation on a routine basis and would like to know more about the underlying physics of the commercial codes they use. Furthermore, it is suitable for self study, provided that the reader has a sufficient knowledge of calculus and differential equations. In the past, because of the lack of advanced computational capability, the subject of fluid mechanics was artificially subdivided into inviscid, viscous (laminar, turbulent), incompressible, compressible, subsonic, supersonic and hypersonic flows.


Fluid Mechanics

Filename: fluid-mechanics.pdf
ISBN: 0070611971
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 994
Author: Yunus A. Çengel
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

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Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics

Filename: introduction-to-computational-fluid-dynamics.pdf
ISBN: 9781119003014
Release Date: 2016-09-22
Number of pages: 300
Author: Atul Sharma
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics in PDF and EPUB This book is primarily for a first one-semester course on CFD; in mechanical, chemical, and aeronautical engineering. Almost all the existing books on CFD assume knowledge of mathematics in general and differential calculus as well as numerical methods in particular; thus, limiting the readership mostly to the postgraduate curriculum. In this book, an attempt is made to simplify the subject even for readers who have little or no experience in CFD, and without prior knowledge of fluid-dynamics, heattransfer and numerical-methods. The major emphasis is on simplification of the mathematics involved by presenting physical-law (instead of the traditional differential equations) based algebraic-formulations, discussions, and solution-methodology. The physical law based simplified CFD approach (proposed in this book for the first time) keeps the level of mathematics to school education, and also allows the reader to intuitively get started with the computer-programming. Another distinguishing feature of the present book is to effectively link the theory with the computer-program (code). This is done with more pictorial as well as detailed explanation of the numerical methodology. Furthermore, the present book is structured for a module-by-module code-development of the two-dimensional numerical formulation; the codes are given for 2D heat conduction, advection and convection. The present subject involves learning to develop and effectively use a product - a CFD software. The details for the CFD development presented here is the main part of a CFD software. Furthermore, CFD application and analysis are presented by carefully designed example as well as exercise problems; not only limited to fluid dynamics but also includes heat transfer. The reader is trained for a job as CFD developer as well as CFD application engineer; and can also lead to start-ups on the development of "apps" (customized CFD software) for various engineering applications. "Atul has championed the finite volume method which is now the industry standard. He knows the conventional method of discretizing differential equations but has never been satisfied with it. As a result, he has developed a principle that physical laws that characterize the differential equations should be reflected at every stage of discretization and every stage of approximation. This new CFD book is comprehensive and has a stamp of originality of the author. It will bring students closer to the subject and enable them to contribute to it." —Dr. K. Muralidhar, IIT Kanpur, INDIA