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Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids

4th Edition

By I.G. Currie

CRC Press

603 pages

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Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids, Fourth Edition addresses the need for an introductory text that focuses on the basics of fluid mechanics-before concentrating on specialized areas such as ideal-fluid flow and boundary-layer theory. Filling that void for both students and professionals working in different branches of engineering, this versatile ins

Table of Contents

Part I: Governing EquationsBasic Conservation Laws. Flow Kinematics. Special Forms of the Governing Equations.Part II: Ideal-Fluid FlowTwo-Dimensional Potential Flows. Three-Dimensional Potential Flows. Surface Waves.Part III: Viscous Flows of Incompressible FluidsExact Solutions. Low Reynolds Number Solutions. Boundary Layers. Buoyancy-Driven Flows.Part IV: Compressible Flow of Inviscid FluidsShock Waves. One-Dimensional Flows. Multidimensional Flows.Part V: Methods of Mathematical AnalysisSome Useful Methods of AnalysisAppendices.

About the Author

Iain G. Currie is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at University of Toronto, Canada. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, a Master's degree from the University of British Columbia, and Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. He has taught fluid mechanics at the undergraduate and graduate levels for many years. His research involves fluid structure interactions, and he has become involved in studying low Reynolds number flows of both Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids.

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