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Fox and McDonald's Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, 9th EditionMarch 2015, ©2016

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Fox & McDonald’s Introduction to Fluid Mechanics 9^{th} Edition has been one of the most widely adopted textbooks in the field. This highlyregarded text continues to provide readers with a balanced and comprehensive approach to mastering critical concepts, incorporating a proven problemsolving methodology that helps readers develop an orderly plan to finding the right solution and relating results to expected physical behavior. The ninth edition features a wealth of example problems integrated throughout the text as well as a variety of new end of chapter problems.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics 2
1.2 Basic Equations 4
1.3 Methods of Analysis 5
1.4 Dimensions and Units 9
1.5 Analysis of Experimental Error 13
1.6 Summary 14
Problems 14
CHAPTER 2 FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS 17
2.1 Fluid as a Continuum 18
2.2 Velocity Field 19
2.3 Stress Field 25
2.4 Viscosity 27
2.5 Surface Tension 31
2.6 Description and Classification of Fluid Motions 34
2.7 Summary and Useful Equations 39
References 40
Problems 40
CHAPTER 3 FLUID STATICS 47
3.1 The Basic Equation of Fluid Statics 48
3.2 The Standard Atmosphere 51
3.3 Pressure Variation in a Static Fluid 52
3.4 Hydrostatic Force on Submerged Surfaces 59
3.5 Buoyancy and Stability 69
3.6 Fluids in RigidBody Motion (on the Web) 72
3.7 Summary and Useful Equations 72
References 73
Problems 73
CHAPTER 4 BASIC EQUATIONS IN INTEGRAL FORM FOR A CONTROL VOLUME 82
4.1 Basic Laws for a System 84
4.2 Relation of System Derivatives to the Control Volume Formulation 85
4.3 Conservation of Mass 89
4.4 Momentum Equation for Inertial Control Volume 94
4.5 Momentum Equation for Control Volume with Rectilinear Acceleration 111
4.6 Momentum Equation for Control Volume with Arbitrary Acceleration (on the Web) 117
4.7 The AngularMomentum Principle 117
4.8 The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics 121
4.9 Summary and Useful Equations 128
Problems 129
CHAPTER 5 INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL ANALYSIS OF FLUID MOTION 144
5.1 Conservation of Mass 145
5.2 Stream Function for TwoDimensional Incompressible Flow 151
5.3 Motion of a Fluid Particle (Kinematics) 153
5.4 Momentum Equation 167
5.5 Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics 176
5.6 Summary and Useful Equations 190
References 192
Problems 192
CHAPTER 6 INCOMPRESSIBLE INVISCID FLOW 198
6.1 Momentum Equation for Frictionless Flow: Euler’s Equation 199
6.2 Bernoulli Equation: Integration of Euler’s Equation Along a Streamline for Steady Flow 202
6.3 The Bernoulli Equation Interpreted as an Energy Equation 213
6.4 Energy Grade Line and Hydraulic Grade Line 217
6.5 Unsteady Bernoulli Equation: Integration of Euler’s Equation Along a Streamline (on the Web) 219
6.6 Irrotational Flow 219
6.7 Summary and Useful Equations 234
References 235
Problems 236
CHAPTER 7 DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND SIMILITUDE 244
7.1 Nondimensionalizing the Basic Differential Equations 245
7.2 Nature of Dimensional Analysis 246
7.3 Buckingham Pi Theorem 248
7.4 Significant Dimensionless Groups in Fluid Mechanics 254
7.5 Flow Similarity and Model Studies 256
7.6 Summary and Useful Equations 267
References 268
Problems 268
CHAPTER 8 INTERNAL INCOMPRESSIBLE VISCOUS FLOW 275
8.1 Internal Flow Characteristics 276
PART A. FULLY DEVELOPED LAMINAR FLOW 277
8.2 Fully Developed Laminar Flow Between Infinite Parallel Plates 277
8.3 Fully Developed Laminar Flow in a Pipe 288
PART B. FLOW IN PIPES AND DUCTS 292
8.4 Shear Stress Distribution in Fully Developed Pipe Flow 293
8.5 Turbulent Velocity Profiles in Fully Developed Pipe Flow 294
8.6 Energy Considerations in Pipe Flow 297
8.7 Calculation of Head Loss 299
8.8 Solution of Pipe Flow Problems 309
8.9 Restriction Flow Meters for Internal Flows 326
8.10 Summary and Useful Equations 337
References 340
Problems 341
CHAPTER 9 EXTERNAL INCOMPRESSIBLE VISCOUS FLOW 353
PART A. BOUNDARY LAYERS 355
9.1 The BoundaryLayer Concept 355
9.2 Laminar FlatPlate Boundary Layer: Exact Solution (on the Web) 359
9.3 Momentum Integral Equation 359
9.4 Use of the Momentum Integral Equation for Flow with Zero Pressure Gradient 363
9.5 Pressure Gradients in BoundaryLayer Flow 371
PART B. FLUID FLOW ABOUT IMMERSED BODIES 374
9.6 Drag 374
9.7 Lift 386
9.8 Summary and Useful Equations 400
References 402
Problems 403
CHAPTER 10 FLUID MACHINERY 412
10.1 Introduction and Classification of Fluid Machines 413
10.2 Turbomachinery Analysis 417
10.3 Pumps, Fans, and Blowers 428
10.4 Positive Displacement Pumps 461
10.5 Hydraulic Turbines 464
10.6 Propellers and WindPower Machines 474
10.7 Compressible Flow Turbomachines 490
10.8 Summary and Useful Equations 495
References 497
Problems 499
CHAPTER 11 FLOW IN OPEN CHANNELS 507
11.1 Basic Concepts and Definitions 509
11.2 Energy Equation for OpenChannel Flows 516
11.3 Localized Effect of Area Change (Frictionless Flow) 524
11.4 The Hydraulic Jump 528
11.5 Steady Uniform Flow 534
11.6 Flow with Gradually Varying Depth 544
11.7 Discharge Measurement Using Weirs 548
11.8 Summary and Useful Equations 551
References 552
Problems 553
CHAPTER 12 INTRODUCTION TO COMPRESSIBLE FLOW 556
12.1 Review of Thermodynamics 557
12.2 Propagation of Sound Waves 563
12.3 Reference State: Local Isentropic Stagnation Properties 570
12.4 Critical Conditions 577
12.5 Basic Equations for OneDimensional Compressible Flow 577
12.6 Isentropic Flow of an Ideal Gas: Area Variation 580
12.7 Normal Shocks 598
12.8 Supersonic Channel Flow with Shocks 605
12.8 Supersonic Channel Flow with Shocks (continued, on the Web) 607
12.9 Flow in a ConstantArea Duct with Friction (on the Web) 607
12.10 Frictionless Flow in a ConstantArea Duct with Heat Exchange (on the Web) 607
12.11 Oblique Shocks and Expansion Waves (on the Web) 607
12.12 Summary and Useful Equations 607
References 610
Problems 610
APPENDIX A FLUID PROPERTY DATA A1
APPENDIX B VIDEOS FOR FLUID MECHANICS B1
APPENDIX C SELECTED PERFORMANCE CURVES FOR PUMPS AND FANS C1
APPENDIX D FLOW FUNCTIONS FOR COMPUTATION OF COMPRESSIBLE FLOW D1
APPENDIX E ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTAL UNCERTAINTY E1
APPENDIX F ADDITIONAL COMPRESSIBLE FLOW FUNCTIONS (ONLINE) WF1
APPENDIX G A BRIEF REVIEW OF MICROSOFT EXCEL (ONLINE) WG1
Answers to Selected Problems 615
Index 623
New To This Edition
 RealWorld Case Studies: A new case study begins each chapter, providing students with motivation and demonstrating how fluid mechanics concepts are applied to solve realworld problems.
 Restructured and Updated Chapters: Including chapters related to Internal Incompressible Viscous Flow, Flow Measurement, Compressible Flow
 Chapters 12 and 13 of the previous edition have been combined into one comprehensive chapter on Compressible Fluids
The Wiley Advantage
 This text is well regarded as an undergraduate textbook for its comprehensive treatment of all the main areas of fluid mechanics, as well as its level of presentation.
 Provides a proven, consistent problemsolving methodology: A consistent problem methodology is demonstrated in every example, demonstrating best practices for students.
 Includes over 100 detailed example problems illustrate important fluid mechanics concepts and incorporate problemsolving techniques that allow students to see the advantages of using a systematic procedure.
 More than 1,700 endofchapter problems with varying degrees of difficulty give instructors many options when creating assignments.
 Integration with Excel®: The problemsolving approach is integrated with Excel so instructors can focus more class time on fundamental concepts. 51 Example Excel® workbooks are available to present a variety of fluid mechanics phenomena, especially the effects produced when varying input parameters.
 CFD: The section on basic concepts of computational fluid dynamics in Chapter 5 now includes material on using the spreadsheet for numerical analysis of simple 1D and 2D flows and includes an introduction to the Euler method.
 Extensive explanations of theoretical derivations give instructors the choice to either review theory in class or assign it as homework so that lecture time can be more flexible.
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