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Book for fluid Mechanics

  1. Sep 23, 2009 #1
    I'm feeling a lot of difficulty in studying fluid mechanics..
    can anybody please kindly suggest me a good book for "fluid mechanics" either in the form of e-book or a hand book (or both) which explains basic principles explicitly..
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  3. Sep 23, 2009 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    There's a lot of options out there: engineering type books, or physics type books. My favorite is "mathematics applied to continuum mechanics" by Segel or Tritton's book "Physical Fluid Dynamics". On the engineering side, there's a lot of books along the lines of "Elementary Fluid Mechanics" (I have several) that cover the same material. Hit the library and see what strikes your fancy.
  4. Sep 23, 2009 #3
    a pre- engineering level book will be appreciable
    thanks for messeging
  5. Sep 25, 2009 #4
    I've been working my way through fluid mechanics using 'Crowe, CT, Roberson, JA & Elgar, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, 9th ed.' the text is making life a lot harder then it needs to be. It offers very little explanation, hundreds of questions per topic, without providing answers for half. Steer clear, unfortunately it's the one required for my course.

  6. Sep 26, 2009 #5
    "Fluid Mechanics" by Frank M. White is an excellent undergraduate book.
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