2nd Edition

Modern Fluid Dynamics

By Clement Kleinstreuer Copyright 2018
    459 Pages 327 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Modern Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition provides up-to-date coverage of intermediate and advanced fluids topics. The text emphasizes fundamentals and applications, supported by worked examples and case studies. Scale analysis, non-Newtonian fluid flow, surface coating, convection heat transfer, lubrication, fluid-particle dynamics, microfluidics, entropy generation, and fluid-structure interactions are among the topics covered. Part A presents fluids principles, and prepares readers for the applications of fluid dynamics covered in Part B, which includes computer simulations and project writing. A review of the engineering math needed for fluid dynamics is included in an appendix.


    Author Bio

    Section A Fluid Dynamics Fundamentals with Applications

    1 Review of Basic Concepts

    2 Conservation Laws with Illustrative Examples

    3 Incompressible Viscous Fluid Flow Applications

    Section B Modern Fluid Dynamics Topics

    4 Mixture Flows

    5 Basic Lubrication Systems

    6 Fluid Spreading, Film Drawing, and Surface Coating

    7 Microscale Fluid Dynamics

    8 Fluid–Structure Interaction

    9 Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling and Simulation

    10 Course Projects

    Appendix I

    Appendix II



    Clement Kleinstreuer is a Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Biomedical Engineering departments at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. He received his Dip. Ing degree at the Technical University, Munich; his M.S at Stanford University; and his Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC. He has also served as an Assistant Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY), and as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, NZ. Dr. Kleinstreuer is a member of ASME, the Biomedical Engineering Society, and the American Association of Aerosol Research.