Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 2/e
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Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 2/e

Author : G.S. Sawhney
© Year : 2011
ISBN : 9789380578859
Pages : 768
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 1.09   kg
Price :   52.00

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  • About the Book
  • Salient Features
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

Written with the second-year engineering students of undergraduate level in mind, this well set out textbook explains the fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics. Written in question-answer form, the book is precise and easy to understand.
The book presents an exhaustive coverage of the theory, definitions, formulae and examples which are well supported by plenty of diagrams and problems in order to make the underlying principles more comprehensive.
In the present second edition, the book has been thoroughly revised and enlarged. Modification to every chapter has been carried out on the basis of suggestions received. Additional typical problems based on the examination papers of various technical universities have been included with solutions for easy understanding by the students.

Salient Features:

  • Explains the principles and concepts of fluid mechanics in a comprehensive manner, keeping the derivation of fundamental relations in a simple form.
  • Each chapter is preceded with the list of keywords and topics, followed by an introduction, and the theory per se in question-answer format.
  • Contains about 1000 solved questions, many from past examinations of universities and other exams.
  • Profusely illustrated with diagrams to explain the difficult concepts effectively.

  • Fluids: Definitions & Properties
  • Pressure and Head
  • Hydrostatic Forces
  • Buoyancy and Floatation
  • Fluid Masses Subjected to Acceleration
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Similitude and Model Analysis
  • Fluid Kinematics
  • Fluid Dynamics-I
  • Fluid Dynamics-II
  • Laminar Flow
  • Turbulent Flow
  • Boundary Layer Analysis
  • Flow Through Pipes and Compressibility Effects
  • Ideal Fluid Flow
  • Flow Past Submerged Bodies
  • Question Papers
  • Index.

G.S. Sawhney :- has served as Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GNIT Greater Noida. Earlier he was at Lord Krishna College of Engineering, Ghaziabad in the same capacity. Prior to joining teaching, he had served for 28 years in the Corps of Engineers and for 10 years in industry. His other books published by I.K. International Pvt. Ltd. are:

  • Biomedical Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Fluid Machinery Made Easy
  • Fundamentals of Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering Made Easy
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Manufacturing Science (Volume-I, II)
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Experiments and Workshop Practice
  • Project Management Made Easy

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