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An Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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From the cover: This is a modern and elegant introduction to engineering fluid mechanics enriched with numerous examples, exercises, and applications. The goal of this textbook is to introduce the reader to the analysis of flows using the laws of physics and the language of mathematics. The approach is rigorous, but mindful of the student. Emphasis is on building engagement, competency, and problem-solving confidence that extends beyond a first fluids course.

ISBN: 9781107003538

Publication date: 2013

940pages

Dimensions: 253 x 177 mm

Author:

Dr. Faith A. Morrison, Professor of Chemical Engineering

Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive

Houghton, MI 49931-1295

email fmorriso@mtu.edu

The Web Appendix (Appendix C and Appendix D) is available here.

The compact list of formulas from the inside covers is available here.

A handy sheet of unit conversions is available here.

Errata for the Solution Manual is here.

End-of-Chapter Problems from Ch1, Ch2, Ch3, Ch4, Ch5, Ch6, Ch7, Ch8, Ch9, and Ch10.

Books by Faith Morrison:

Understanding Rheology, Oxford University Press, 2000

An Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, 2013

Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers & Scientists: A Practical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2021

Course pages by Faith Morrison:

CM3110 Fuid Mechanics and Steady Heat Transfer

CM3120 Unsteady Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer

CM3215 Junior Laboratory

CM4650 Polymer Rheology

CM4655 Polymer Rheology Laboratory

Errata for An Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Please submit any errors you find to fmorriso@mtu.edu.

End Papers

Preface

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

References

Endpapers

Inside Front Cover: The characteristic area in the Fanning Friction Factor denominator is 2*pi*R*L not pi*R^2

Preface

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Chapter 1

p47 Chapter 1: Equation 1.133 should be 0.11 hp instead of 1.1 hp.

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4Problem 4.14: In the solution manual the density is taken to bee 13 g/cm^{3}instead of 13.6 g/cm^{3}as indicated in the text. The correct answer is 720 Pa.

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

page 569 a_{v}= 72.0 1/cm (not 720 1/cm)

page 591 Problem 7.33: Instead of "isoceles" it should say "equilateral"

Chapter 8Problem 8.19: Should read: "Calculate the speed of the ball at impact, both with . . . "

page 675, Figure 8.32. What is plotted is a dimensionlesss pressure. The label is correct for potential flow pressure; for creeping flow pressure, the dimensionless pressure is (p-p_infty)/(\mu, v_\infty/2R).

page 734, Problem 12, the word "Stokes" should be replaced with, in the first instance, "creeping" and the second with "creeping flow". Creeping flow is the same as Stokes flow, but it is better not to introduce this additional term.

page 735, Problem 8.19, "calculate the speed of the ball" should be "calculate the speed of the ball at impact"

page 736, Problem 31, line 2, "Figures 8.9 and 8.9" should read "Figures 8.9 and 8.24"

page 736, Problem 38, "1 inch" should be "1.0 inch" to reflect the correct number of significant figures.

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

page 870, Equation 10.97, p_2-p_1 should be p_1-p_2

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

References

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