By Faith A. Morrison

ISBN-10: 1107003539

ISBN-13: 9781107003538

It is a smooth and stylish advent to engineering fluid mechanics enriched with a number of examples, workouts, and functions. it's in line with religion Morrison's imaginative and prescient that flows are either appealing and complicated. A swollen creek tumbles over rocks and during crevasses, swirling and foaming. Taffy could be stretched, reshaped, and twisted in a number of methods. either the water and the taffy are fluids and their motions are ruled through the legislation of nature. The objective of this textbook is to introduce the reader to the research of flows utilizing the legislation of physics and the language of arithmetic. this article delves deeply into the mathematical research of flows, simply because wisdom of the styles fluids shape and why they're shaped and the stresses fluids generate and why they're generated is key to designing and optimizing glossy platforms and units. innovations corresponding to helicopters and lab-on-a-chip reactors could by no means were designed with out the perception introduced by means of mathematical versions.

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The pipe walls may be assumed to be smooth (ε = 0). 0 kg/m3 . SOLUTION. The system of oil in the pipeline is a single-input, single-output, steady flow of an incompressible fluid. There is no heat transfer and no chemical reaction or phase change. Therefore, all requirements of the mechanical energy balance are met. 22 A long pipeline generates frictional losses that cannot be ignored in the design of a pumping system. 39 Why Study Fluid Mechanics? 22). There are no moving parts in the chosen system and therefore no shaft work.

255). 5) where A is the pipe cross-sectional area and Q is the volumetric flow rate. 10. 3) to solve for flow variables. 2. We conclude this section with examples of flow calculations employing the relationships previously introduced. Note how the units are converted in these examples. 1, we begin our work with the MEB using the simplest applications: those in which friction and shaft work are both zero. 1 The symbol Q is used conventionally for both volumetric flow rate and a quantity of heat (see the energy-balance discussion in Chapter 6).

The Reynolds number indicates whether the flow in the pipe is laminar (Re < 2,100) or turbulent (Re > 4,000). 63) The Reynolds number indicates the ratio of inertial to viscous forces in the flow. The Reynolds number is discussed later in the text. For the flow in our system, the Reynolds number depends on whether the flow is in the 2-inch or 3-inch pipe because average velocity and D differ for those 29 Why Study Fluid Mechanics? two pipe sections. 0 in. 0 in. 1 × 103 > 4,000 ⇒ turbulent Note that the Reynolds number is dimensionless.

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