This concise, yet comprehensive book covers the basic concepts and principles of modern fluid mechanics. It examines the fundamental aspects of fluid motion including important fluid properties, regimes of flow, pressure variations in fluids at rest and in motion, methods of flow description and analysis.本書原名《A Brief Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, 2nd》。
Fluid Statics. Elementary Fluid Dynamics-The Bernoulli Equation. Fluid Kinematics. Finite Control Volume Analysis. Differential Analysis of Fluid Flow. Similitude, Dimensional Analysis, and Modeling. Viscous Flow in Pipes. Flow Over Immersed Bodies. Open-Channel Flow. Turbomachines. Appendices. Answers. Index.