By G. Hauke
This booklet offers the rules of fluid mechanics and shipping phenomena in a concise means. it really is compatible as an advent to the topic because it comprises many examples, proposed difficulties and a bankruptcy for self-evaluation.
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5 (Streakline). The streakline is the geometric place occupied by ﬂuid particles that have passed by the same point at previous times. Fig. 8. The plume of a chimney is a streakline. Streamlines indicate the velocity direction. They can be visualized by implanting little ﬂags inside the ﬂuid and observing their orientation. The streamlines can be obtained by drawing lines tangent to the ﬂags. They are a rather mathematical object. The trajectory is the path followed by a ﬂuid particle. For example, the braking marks on a road indicate the position that a tire has been occupying while the wheel was being dragged.
Find the volumetric ﬂow rate per unit width at any value of x. 9. Film condensation on a vertical plate. 10 Write the expression of the kinetic energy ﬂux across a surface S. 3 Fluid Forces The intensity of transport processes crucially depends on ﬂuid motion. This is one of the salient features of transport phenomena in ﬂuids. And since the ﬂuid motion is impelled by the forces applied to the ﬂuid, these ﬂuid forces are of paramount importance in determination of the mentioned processes. Therefore, this chapter introduces the main forces that for engineering purposes act upon a ﬂuid, namely, body forces, surface forces and surface tension.
The ﬂuid density is ρ. 8. Slit geometry. vx (y) = (ρl − ρv )gδ 2 y 1 − µ δ 2 y δ 2 0 ≤ y ≤ δ(x) where ρl and ρv are the density of the ﬂuid in the liquid and vapor phase, respectively, and µ the liquid density. Find the volumetric ﬂow rate per unit width at any value of x. 9. Film condensation on a vertical plate. 10 Write the expression of the kinetic energy ﬂux across a surface S. 3 Fluid Forces The intensity of transport processes crucially depends on ﬂuid motion. This is one of the salient features of transport phenomena in ﬂuids.