Fluid Mechanics Products

  • Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers

    By Ahlam I. Shalaby

    An ideal textbook for civil and environmental, mechanical, and chemical engineers taking the required Introduction to Fluid Mechanics course, Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers offers clear guidance and builds a firm real-world foundation using practical examples and problem sets…

    Hardback – 2018-04-04 
    CRC Press

  • Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

    Inexpensive Demonstrations and Laboratory Exercises

    Edited by William Roy Penney, Edgar C. Clausen

    This practical book provides instruction on how to conduct several "hands-on" experiments for laboratory demonstration in the teaching of heat transfer and fluid dynamics. It is an ideal resource for chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and engineering technology professors and instructors…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    CRC Press

  • Computational Transport Phenomena for Engineering Analyses

    By Richard C. Farmer, Ralph W. Pike, Gary C. Cheng, Yen-Sen Chen

    Although computer technology has dramatically improved the analysis of complex transport phenomena, the methodology has yet to be effectively integrated into engineering curricula. The huge volume of literature associated with the wide variety of transport processes cannot be appreciated or…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    CRC Press

  • Unitary Analysis, Synthesis, and Classification of Flow Meters

    By Horia Mihai Moțit

    This book is the first to present flow measurement as an independent branch of the measurement techniques, according to a new global and unitary approach for the measurement of fluid flow field, starting from finding its unitary fundamental bases. Furthermore, it elaborates the method of unitary…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10
    CRC Press

  • Inverse Design Methods for the Built Environment

    By Qingyan Chen, Zhiqiang Zhai, Xueyi You, Tengfei Zhang

    The inverse design approach is new to the built environment research and design community, though it has been used in other industries including automobile and airplane design. This book, from some of the pioneers of inverse design applications in the built environment, introduces the basic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11

  • Real Gas Flows with High Velocities

    By Vladimir V. Lunev

    Despite generations of change and recent, rapid developments in gas dynamics and hypersonic theory, relevant literature has yet to catch up, so those in the field are generally forced to rely on dated monographs to make educated decisions that reflect present-day science. Written by preeminent…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    CRC Press

  • A Shock-Fitting Primer

    By Manuel D. Salas

    A defining feature of nonlinear hyperbolic equations is the occurrence of shock waves. While the popular shock-capturing methods are easy to implement, shock-fitting techniques provide the most accurate results. A Shock-Fitting Primer presents the proper numerical treatment of shock waves and other…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Mathematics & Nonlinear Science

  • Numerical Techniques for Direct and Large-Eddy Simulations

    By Xi Jiang, Choi-Hong Lai

    Compared to the traditional modeling of computational fluid dynamics, direct numerical simulation (DNS) and large-eddy simulation (LES) provide a very detailed solution of the flow field by offering enhanced capability in predicting the unsteady features of the flow field. In many cases, DNS can…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Series

  • Power Plant Centrifugal Pumps

    Problem Analysis and Troubleshooting

    By Maurice L. Adams

    In the critical work of maintaining power plant machinery, operating difficulties with centrifugal pumps will inevitably occur because of the essential requirement for electric power plants to operate at all times throughout the year. The root causes and solutions for pump failure comprise major…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition

    Edited by George E. Totten, Victor J. De Negri

    Detailing the major developments of the last decade, the Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition updates the original and remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the subject. With all chapters either revised (in some cases, completely) or expanded to account for new…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition

    Edited by Richard W. Johnson

    Handbook of Fluid Dynamics offers balanced coverage of the three traditional areas of fluid dynamics—theoretical, computational, and experimental—complete with valuable appendices presenting the mathematics of fluid dynamics, tables of dimensionless numbers, and tables of the properties of gases…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    CRC Press

  • Fluid Mechanics Aspects of Fire and Smoke Dynamics in Enclosures

    By Bart Merci, Tarek Beji

    This book aims at fulfilling the need for a handbook at undergraduate and starting researcher level on fire and smoke dynamics in enclosures, giving fluid mechanics aspects a central role. Fluid mechanics are essential at the level of combustion, heat transfer and fire suppression, but they are…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    CRC Press

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