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Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers 1973

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers

Written from a chemical engineering perspective, this comprehensive text covers fluid mechanics from a macroscopic level followed by a microscopic view. Written for the undergraduate and first-year graduate student, the book also bridges the gap between the physicist and the practitioner, providing numerous real-world examples and problems of increasing detail and complexity. The first part of the book covers physical properties; hydrostatics; and the three basic rate laws for mass, energy, and momentum, together with flow through pumps, pipes, and a wide variety of chemical engineering equipment. The second part covers topics such as differential equations of fluid mechanics, viscous-flow problems, irrotational and porous-medium flows, bubble motion, and an introduction to the concepts of non-Newtonian fluids. Also included is a chapter on the use of the Partial Differential Toolbox for solving problems in fluid mechanics.

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About This Book

James O. Wilkes

Prentice Hall, 1999

ISBN: 0-13-739897-2
Language: English