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Fluid Power with Applications: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition): Anthony Esposito Fluid Power with Applications: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition)
Anthony Esposito
R1,574 Discovery Miles 15 740 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For sophomore- or junior-level courses in Fluid Power, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics in two- or four-year Engineering Technology and Industrial Technology programs. Fluid Power with Applications, Seventh Edition presents broad coverage of fluid power technology in a readable and understandable fashion. An extensive array of industrial applications is provided to motivate and stimulate students' interest in the field. Balancing theory and applications, this text is updated to reflect current technology; it focuses on the design, analysis, operation, and maintenance of fluid power systems.

Solving Problems in Fluid Mechanics - Volume 1 - 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): J.F. Douglas, R D Matthews Solving Problems in Fluid Mechanics - Volume 1 - 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
J.F. Douglas, R D Matthews
R1,522 Discovery Miles 15 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This first volume of two aims to help prepare students of fluid mechanics for their examinations by presenting a clear explanation of theory and application in the form of solutions to typical examination and assignment type questions. Each chapter comprises start-of-chapter learning objectives, a summary of basic theory, end-of-chapter summaries, a range of worked examples, a selection of problems with answers, and assignments to encourage further practice and consolidate understanding.

Gas Turbine Parameter Corrections (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Allan J. Volponi Gas Turbine Parameter Corrections (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Allan J. Volponi
R2,012 Discovery Miles 20 120 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The volume provides an exhaustive catalog of common standard day corrections for gas turbine gas path parameters, explores their history, and, most importantly, provides a mathematical framework for the derivation of these important normalization factors. Although use of these corrections is common practice within industry, government, and academia, their genesis, and, in particular, how they can be derived from simple principles, is not general knowledge among many of those who use them on a regular basis. This book elucidates calculation of these important coefficients. Standing as a one-stop source on derivations and a methodology for additional parameter correction refinements, Gas Turbine Parameter Corrections, is ideal as a desk reference for practitioners and researchers, as well as supplemental instruction for university courses on gas turbine performance, control, and DPHM (diagnostics, prognostics and health management).

Engineering Fluid Mechanics (Paperback, 11th Edition International Student Version): Donald F. Elger, Barbara A Lebret, Clayton... Engineering Fluid Mechanics (Paperback, 11th Edition International Student Version)
Donald F. Elger, Barbara A Lebret, Clayton T. Crowe, John A. Roberson
R1,250 R1,149 Discovery Miles 11 490 Save R101 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written by dedicated educators who are also real-life engineers with a passion for the discipline, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, 11th Edition, carefully guides students from fundamental fluid mechanics concepts to real-world engineering applications. The Eleventh Edition and its accompanying resources deliver a powerful learning solution that helps students develop a strong conceptual understanding of fluid flow phenomena through clear physical descriptions, relevant and engaging photographs, illustrations, and a variety of fully worked example problems. Including a wealth of problems-- including open-ended design problems and computer-oriented problems--this text offers ample opportunities for students to apply fluid mechanics principles as they build knowledge in a logical way and enjoy the journey of discovery.

Ocean Circulation in Three Dimensions (Hardcover): Barry A. Klinger, Thomas W. N. Haine Ocean Circulation in Three Dimensions (Hardcover)
Barry A. Klinger, Thomas W. N. Haine
R1,146 Discovery Miles 11 460 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Notable advances of the last quarter-century have deepened our appreciation of the three-dimensional nature of the ocean's large-scale circulation. This circulation has important implications for ocean chemistry and biology, atmospheric science, and climate. Ocean Circulation in Three Dimensions surveys both observations and theories of the time-mean circulation, enabling readers to see the relevance and limitations of leading theories, as well as the patterns linking the behavior of different oceans. The book covers "classical" topics of horizontal circulation, and expands them to include shallow wind-driven overturning, the deep global "conveyer belt", high latitudes, the role of eddies, and the ocean's role in heat transport. Solutions to exercises are available online for instructor use. This textbook is ideal for students of physical oceanography, chemical oceanography and climate. It is also suitable for readers from related fields as it includes a summary of introductory topics.

Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications (Paperback, 4th edition): Yunus Cengel, John Cimbala Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications (Paperback, 4th edition)
Yunus Cengel, John Cimbala
R1,578 R1,444 Discovery Miles 14 440 Save R134 (8%) In stock

Cengel and Cimbala's Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, communicates directly with tomorrow's engineers in a simple yet precise manner, while covering the basic principles and equations of fluid mechanics in the context of numerous and diverse real-world engineering examples. The text helps students develop an intuitive understanding of fluid mechanics by emphasizing the physics, using figures, numerous photographs and visual aids to reinforce the physics. The highly visual approach enhances the learning of fluid mechanics by students. This text distinguishes itself from others by the way the material is presented - in a progressive order from simple to more difficult, building each chapter upon foundations laid down in previous chapters. In this way, even the traditionally challenging aspects of fluid mechanics can be learned effectively. McGraw-Hill's Connect, is also available as an optional, add on item. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, how they need it, so that class time is more effective. Connect allows the professor to assign homework, quizzes, and tests easily and automatically grades and records the scores of the student's work. Problems are randomized to prevent sharing of answers an may also have a "multi-step solution" which helps move the students' learning along if they experience difficulty.

Groundwater 2000 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Groundwater Research, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-8 June 2000... Groundwater 2000 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Groundwater Research, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-8 June 2000 (Hardcover)
Poul L. Bjerg, Peter Engesgaard, Thomas D. Krom
R6,207 Discovery Miles 62 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

These proceedings, with cd-rom, present a comprehensive overview of advances in groundwater research. The five main topics covered are: aquifers and contaminant distribution; groundwater quality; natural attenuation; remediation technologies and groundwater protection. Groundwater 2000 is a useful resource to both scientists and to those working in the field.

Clouds and Climate - Climate Science's Greatest Challenge (Hardcover): A. Pier Siebesma, Sandrine Bony, Christian Jakob,... Clouds and Climate - Climate Science's Greatest Challenge (Hardcover)
A. Pier Siebesma, Sandrine Bony, Christian Jakob, Bjorn Stevens
R1,710 Discovery Miles 17 100 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Cloud research is a rapidly developing branch of climate science that's vital to climate modelling. With new observational and simulation technologies our knowledge of clouds and their role in the warming climate is accelerating. This book provides a comprehensive overview of research on clouds and their role in our present and future climate, covering theoretical, observational, and modelling perspectives. Part I discusses clouds from three different perspectives: as particles, light and fluid. Part II describes our capability to model clouds, ranging from theoretical conceptual models to applied parameterised representations. Part III describes the interaction of clouds with the large-scale circulation in the tropics, mid-latitudes, and polar regions. Part IV describes how clouds are perturbed by aerosols, the land-surface, and global warming. Each chapter contains end-of-chapter exercises and further reading sections, making this an ideal resource for advanced students and researchers in climatology, atmospheric science, meteorology, and climate change.

T,s - Diagram for Water and Steam - IAPWS Industrial Formulation 1997 for the Thermodynamic Properties of Water and Steam... T,s - Diagram for Water and Steam - IAPWS Industrial Formulation 1997 for the Thermodynamic Properties of Water and Steam (Poster, 1998 ed.)
Hans-Joachim Kretzschmar
R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This diagram is based on the newest Industrial Standard IAPWS-IF97 for the Thermodynamic Properties of Water and Steam, which replaces the previous industrial formulation IFC-67.

Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids (Staple bound, 5th Edition): G.F.C. Rogers, Y.R. Mayhew Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids (Staple bound, 5th Edition)
G.F.C. Rogers, Y.R. Mayhew
R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The fifth edition of "Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids" incorporates two new tables: other material is being retained essentially as in the fourth edition, although tables beyond p.11 will be on different pages.

The new tables are as follows: Data of Refrigerant 134a (tetrafluoroethane - CH2F-CF3) are being added because this refrigerant is environmentally more acceptable than Refrigerant 12 which it replaces. The table of R12 is being retained, however, because R12 will survive in much equipment for a long time. At present it is still uncertain whether R134a is a medium-term substitute, or will be used for much longer than a decade.

Figure 15.11 from "Engineering Thermodynamics, Work and Heat Transfer" (Rogers & Mayhew, Longman 1992) is being included. The table contains, for selected substances, molar enthalpies and molar Gibbs functions of formation, and Equilibrium constants of formation, as well as molar heat capacities and absolute entropies.

Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Microphysics of Clouds (Hardcover): Vitaly I. Khvorostyanov, Judith A. Curry Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Microphysics of Clouds (Hardcover)
Vitaly I. Khvorostyanov, Judith A. Curry
R2,000 Discovery Miles 20 000 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Microphysics of Clouds presents a unified theoretical foundation that provides the basis for incorporating cloud microphysical processes in cloud and climate models. In particular, the book provides: * A theoretical basis for understanding the processes of cloud particle formation, evolution and precipitation, with emphasis on spectral cloud microphysics based on numerical and analytical solutions of the kinetic equations for the drop and crystal size spectra along with the supersaturation equation * The latest detailed theories and parameterizations of drop and crystal nucleation suitable for cloud and climate models derived from the general principles of thermodynamics and kinetics * A platform for advanced parameterization of clouds in weather prediction and climate models * The scientific foundation for weather and climate modification by cloud seeding. This book will be invaluable for researchers and advanced students engaged in cloud and aerosol physics, and air pollution and climate research.

An Introduction to Tides (Paperback): Theo Gerkema An Introduction to Tides (Paperback)
Theo Gerkema
R869 Discovery Miles 8 690 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This textbook is a self-contained introduction to tides that will be useful for courses on tides in oceans and coastal seas at an advanced undergraduate and postgraduate level, and will also serve as the go-to book for researchers and coastal engineers needing information about tides. The material covered includes: a derivation of the tide-generating potential; a systematic overview of the main lunar periodicities; an intuitive explanation of the origin of the main tidal constituents; basic wave models for tidal propagation (e.g. Kelvin waves, the Taylor problem); shallow-water constituents; co-oscillation and resonance; frictional and radiation damping; the vertical structure of tidal currents; and a separate chapter on internal tides, which deals with ocean stratification, propagation of internal tides (vertical modes and characteristics) and their generation. Exercises are provided in each chapter.

Fluid Mechanics Plus Masteringengineering with Pearson Etext, Si Edition (Mixed media product, International student edition):... Fluid Mechanics Plus Masteringengineering with Pearson Etext, Si Edition (Mixed media product, International student edition)
Russell Hibbeler
R1,889 Discovery Miles 18 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For Fluid Mechanics courses found in Civil and Environmental, General Engineering, and Engineering Technology and Industrial Management departments. This package includes MasteringEngineering. Fluid Mechanics provides a comprehensive and well-illustrated introduction to the theory and application of Fluid Mechanics. The text presents a commitment to the development of student problem-solving skills and features many of the same pedagogical aids unique to Hibbeler texts. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience Individualized Coaching: MasteringEngineering provides students with wrong-answer specific feedback and hints as they work through tutorial homework problems. Problem Solving: A large variety of problem types stress practical, realistic situations encountered in professional practice, with varying levels of difficulty. Visualization: The photos are designed to help students visualize difficult concepts. Review and Student Support: A thorough end-of-chapter review provides students with a concise reviewing tool. Accuracy Checking: The accuracy of the text and problem solutions has been thoroughly checked by other parties. Alternative Coverage: After covering the basic principles in Chapters 1-6, the remaining chapters may be presented in any sequence, without the loss of continuity. This package includes MasteringEngineering, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. MasteringEngineering should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Please be sure you have the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics (Paperback): Marcel Escudier Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics (Paperback)
Marcel Escudier
R975 Discovery Miles 9 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

We inhabit a world of fluids, including air (a gas), water (a liquid), steam (vapour) and the numerous natural and synthetic fluids which are essential to modern-day life. Fluid mechanics concerns the way fluids flow in response to imposed stresses. The subject plays a central role in the education of students of mechanical engineering, as well as chemical engineers, aeronautical and aerospace engineers, and civil engineers. This textbook includes numerous examples of practical applications of the theoretical ideas presented, such as calculating the thrust of a jet engine, the shock- and expansion-wave patterns for supersonic flow over a diamond-shaped aerofoil, the forces created by liquid flow through a pipe bend and/or junction, and the power output of a gas turbine. The first ten chapters of the book are suitable for first-year undergraduates. The latter half covers material suitable for fluid-mechanics courses for upper-level students Although knowledge of calculus is essential, this text focuses on the underlying physics. The book emphasizes the role of dimensions and dimensional analysis, and includes more material on the flow of non-Newtonian liquids than is usual in a general book on fluid mechanics - a reminder that the majority of synthetic liquids are non-Newtonian in character.

Computational Fluid Dynamics with Moving Boundaries (Paperback): Wei Shyy, H.S. Udaykumar Computational Fluid Dynamics with Moving Boundaries (Paperback)
Wei Shyy, H.S. Udaykumar
R372 R304 Discovery Miles 3 040 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This advanced-level text describes several computational techniques that can be applied to a variety of problems in thermo-fluid physics, multi-phase flow, and applied mechanics involving moving flow boundaries. Step-by-step discussions of numerical procedures include examples that employ algorithms to solve problems. 1990 edition.

A Physical Introduction to Suspension Dynamics (Paperback, New): Elisabeth Guazzelli, Jeffrey F. Morris A Physical Introduction to Suspension Dynamics (Paperback, New)
Elisabeth Guazzelli, Jeffrey F. Morris; Illustrated by Sylvie Pic
R841 Discovery Miles 8 410 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Understanding the behaviour of particles suspended in a fluid has many important applications across a range of fields, including engineering and geophysics. Comprising two main parts, this book begins with the well-developed theory of particles in viscous fluids, i.e. microhydrodynamics, particularly for single- and pair-body dynamics. Part II considers many-body dynamics, covering shear flows and sedimentation, bulk flow properties and collective phenomena. An interlude between the two parts provides the basic statistical techniques needed to employ the results of the first (microscopic) in the second (macroscopic). The authors introduce theoretical, mathematical concepts through concrete examples, making the material accessible to non-mathematicians. They also include some of the many open questions in the field to encourage further study. Consequently, this is an ideal introduction for students and researchers from other disciplines who are approaching suspension dynamics for the first time.

A First Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics (Paperback): H. Aref, S. Balachandar A First Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics (Paperback)
H. Aref, S. Balachandar
R1,222 R933 Discovery Miles 9 330 Save R289 (24%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Fluid mechanics is a branch of classical physics that has a rich tradition in applied mathematics and numerical methods. It is at work virtually everywhere, from nature to technology. This broad and fundamental coverage of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) begins with a presentation of basic numerical methods and flows into a rigorous introduction to the subject. A heavy emphasis is placed on the exploration of fluid mechanical physics through CFD, making this book an ideal text for any new course that simultaneously covers intermediate fluid mechanics and computation. Ample examples, problems and computer exercises are provided to allow students to test their understanding of a variety of numerical methods for solving flow physics problems, including the point-vortex method, numerical methods for hydrodynamic stability analysis, spectral methods and traditional CFD topics.

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Da-Wen Sun Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Da-Wen Sun
R5,748 Discovery Miles 57 480 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test concepts all the way through the development of a process or system. Published in 2007, the first edition was the first book to address the use of CFD in food processing applications, and its aims were to present a comprehensive review of CFD applications for the food industry and pinpoint the research and development trends in the development of the technology; to provide the engineer and technologist working in research, development, and operations in the food industry with critical, comprehensive, and readily accessible information on the art and science of CFD; and to serve as an essential reference source to undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers in universities and research institutions. This will continue to be the purpose of this second edition. In the second edition, in order to reflect the most recent research and development trends in the technology, only a few original chapters are updated with the latest developments. Therefore, this new edition mostly contains new chapters covering the analysis and optimization of cold chain facilities, simulation of thermal processing and modeling of heat exchangers, and CFD applications in other food processes.

Applied Fluid Mechanics, Global Edition (Paperback, 7th edition): Robert Mott, Joseph Untener Applied Fluid Mechanics, Global Edition (Paperback, 7th edition)
Robert Mott, Joseph Untener
R1,536 Discovery Miles 15 360 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For all fluid mechanics, hydraulics, and related courses in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical, Fluid Power, and Civil Engineering Technology and Engineering programs. The leading applications-oriented approach to engineering fluid mechanics is now in full color, with integrated software, new problems, and extensive new coverage. Now in full color with an engaging new design, Applied Fluid Mechanics, Seventh Edition, is the fully updated edition of the most popular applications-oriented approach to engineering fluid mechanics. It offers a clear and practical presentation of all basic principles of fluid mechanics (both statics and dynamics), tying theory directly to real devices and systems used in mechanical, chemical, civil, and environmental engineering. The 7th edition offers new real-world example problems and integrates the use of world-renowned PIPE-FLO(R) software for piping system analysis and design. It presents new procedures for problem-solving and design; more realistic and higher quality illustrations; and more coverage of many topics, including hose, plastic pipe, tubing, pumps, viscosity measurement devices, and computational fluid mechanics. Full-color images and color highlighting make charts, graphs, and tables easier to interpret organize narrative material into more manageable "chunks," and make all of this text's content easier to study. Teaching and Learning Experience This applications-oriented introduction to fluid mechanics has been redesigned and improved to be more engaging, interactive, and pedagogically effective. *Completely redesigned in full color, with additional pedagogical features, all designed to engage today's students: This edition contains many new full-color images, upgraded to improve realism, consistency, graphic quality, and relevance. New pedagogical features have been added to help students explore ideas more widely and review material more efficiently. *Provides more hands-on practice and real-world applications, including new problems and software: Includes access to the popular PIPE-FLO(R) and Pump-Base(R) software packages, with detailed usage instructions; new real-world example problems; and more supplementary problems *Updated and refined to reflect the latest products, tools, and techniques: Contains updated data and analysis techniques, improved problem solving and design techniques, new content on many topics, and extensive new references.

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics (Hardcover): William M. Deen Introduction to Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics (Hardcover)
William M. Deen
R1,678 Discovery Miles 16 780 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Designed for introductory undergraduate courses in fluid mechanics for chemical engineers, this stand-alone textbook illustrates the fundamental concepts and analytical strategies in a rigorous and systematic, yet mathematically accessible manner. Using both traditional and novel applications, it examines key topics such as viscous stresses, surface tension, and the microscopic analysis of incompressible flows which enables students to understand what is important physically in a novel situation and how to use such insights in modeling. The many modern worked examples and end-of-chapter problems provide calculation practice, build confidence in analyzing physical systems, and help develop engineering judgment. The book also features a self-contained summary of the mathematics needed to understand vectors and tensors, and explains solution methods for partial differential equations. Including a full solutions manual for instructors available at www.cambridge.org/deen, this balanced textbook is the ideal resource for a one-semester course.

Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles (Includes Unit Operations): Pearson New International Edition (Paperback,... Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles (Includes Unit Operations): Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 4th edition)
Christie Geankoplis
R1,488 Discovery Miles 14 880 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Appropriate for one-year transport phenomena (also called transport processes) and separation processes course. First semester covers fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer; second semester covers separation process principles (includes unit operations). The title of this Fourth Edition has been changed from Transport Processes and Unit Operations to Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles (Includes Unit Operations). This was done because the term Unit Operations has been largely superseded by the term Separation Processes which better reflects the present modern nomenclature being used. The main objectives and the format of the Fourth Edition remain the same. The sections on momentum transfer have been greatly expanded, especially in the sections on fluidized beds, flow meters, mixing, and non-Newtonian fluids. Material has been added to the chapter on mass transfer. The chapters on absorption, distillation, and liquid-liquid extraction have also been enlarged. More new material has been added to the sections on ion exchange and crystallization. The chapter on membrane separation processes has been greatly expanded especially for gas-membrane theory.

Modeling Transport Phenomena in Porous Media with Applications (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Malay K. Das, Partha P. Mukherjee, K.... Modeling Transport Phenomena in Porous Media with Applications (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Malay K. Das, Partha P. Mukherjee, K. Muralidhar
R4,049 R3,207 Discovery Miles 32 070 Save R842 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is an ensemble of six major chapters, an introduction, and a closure on modeling transport phenomena in porous media with applications. Two of the six chapters explain the underlying theories, whereas the rest focus on new applications. Porous media transport is essentially a multi-scale process. Accordingly, the related theory described in the second and third chapters covers both continuum- and meso-scale phenomena. Examining the continuum formulation imparts rigor to the empirical porous media models, while the mesoscopic model focuses on the physical processes within the pores. Porous media models are discussed in the context of a few important engineering applications. These include biomedical problems, gas hydrate reservoirs, regenerators, and fuel cells. The discussion reveals the strengths and weaknesses of existing models as well as future research directions.

The Entropy Principle - Thermodynamics for the Unsatisfied (Hardcover, 2011 Ed.): Andre Thess The Entropy Principle - Thermodynamics for the Unsatisfied (Hardcover, 2011 Ed.)
Andre Thess
R2,994 R2,677 Discovery Miles 26 770 Save R317 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Entropy - the key concept of thermodynamics, clearly explained and carefully illustrated. This book presents an accurate definition of entropy in classical thermodynamics which does not "put the cart before the horse" and is suitable for basic and advanced university courses in thermodynamics. Entropy is the most important and at the same time the most difficult term of thermodynamics to understand. Many students are discontent with its classical definition since it is either based on "temperature" and "heat" which both cannot be accurately defined without entropy, or since it includes concepts such as "molecular disorder" which does not fit in a macroscopic theory. The physicists Elliott Lieb and Jakob Yngvason have recently developed a new formulation of thermodynamics which is free of these problems. The Lieb-Yngvason formulation of classical thermodynamics is based on the concept of adiabatic accessibility and culminates in the entropy principle. The entropy principle represents the accurate mathematical formulation of the second law of thermodynamics. Temperature becomes a derived quantity whereas "heat" is no longer needed. This book makes the Lieb-Yngvason theory accessible to students. The presentation is supplemented by seven illustrative examples which explain the application of entropy and the entropy principle in practical problems in science and engineering.

Fluid Mechanics (Paperback, 6th edition): John Gasiorek, John Swaffield, Lynne Jack, J.F. Douglas Fluid Mechanics (Paperback, 6th edition)
John Gasiorek, John Swaffield, Lynne Jack, J.F. Douglas
R1,507 Discovery Miles 15 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The sixth edition of this established, popular textbook provides an excellent and comprehensive treatment of fluid mechanics that is concisely written and supported by numerous worked examples. This revision of a classic text presents relevant material for mechanical and civil engineers, as well as energy and environmental services engineers. It recognises the evolution of the subject and provides thorough coverage of both established theory and emerging topics. Fluid Mechanicsis ideal for use throughout a first degree course in all engineering disciplines where a good understanding of the subject is required. New sections on rotodynamic machine interaction, contaminant concentration prediction and water reuse responses to the drought consequences of climate change. Extended website includes enhanced and additional simulations.

Mechanics of Fluids (Hardcover, 9th New edition): John Ward-Smith Mechanics of Fluids (Hardcover, 9th New edition)
John Ward-Smith
R4,361 Discovery Miles 43 610 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As in previous editions, this ninth edition of Massey 's Mechanics of Fluids introduces the basic principles of fluid mechanics in a detailed and clear manner. This bestselling textbook provides the sound physical understanding of fluid flow that is essential for an honours degree course in civil or mechanical engineering as well as courses in aeronautical and chemical engineering.

Focusing on the engineering applications of fluid flow, rather than mathematical techniques, students are gradually introduced to the subject, with the text moving from the simple to the complex, and from the familiar to the unfamiliar. In an all-new chapter, the ninth edition closely examines the modern context of fluid mechanics, where climate change, new forms of energy generation, and fresh water conservation are pressing issues. SI units are used throughout and there are many worked examples.

Though the book is essentially self-contained, where appropriate, references are given to more detailed or advanced accounts of particular topics providing a strong basis for further study. For lecturers, an accompanying solutions manual is available.

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