By G. K. Batchelor

First released in 1967, Professor Batchelor's vintage textual content on fluid dynamics remains to be one of many most popular texts within the topic. The cautious presentation of the underlying theories of fluids continues to be well timed and acceptable, even at present of just about unlimited desktop energy. This re-issue should still make sure that a brand new new release of graduate scholars see the attractiveness of Professor Batchelor's presentation.

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2 dV dy (1:11) Time-Dependent Fluids A gypsum suspension is an example of a rheopectic fluid. A shear stress that increases with time gives the rheopectic fluid a constant strain rate. 3, t1 would have to increase with time to maintain a constant strain rate dV1=dy. Fast-drying paints, some liquid foods, and shortening are common examples of thixotropic fluids. These fluids behave in a manner opposite to rheopectic fluids. A shear stress that decreases with time gives a thixotropic fluid a constant strain rate.

7 lbf=in. 42 A drop of benzene is 1 mm in diameter and is in contact with air at a pressure of 100 kN=m2. a. Calculate its internal pressure. b. If the pressure difference (inside minus outside) for the benzene droplet is the same as that for a mercury droplet, what is the diameter of the mercury droplet? 43 If a small-diameter tube is immersed slightly in a liquid, the rise of a column of liquid inside is due to surface tension. 43. The weight of the liquid column in the tube equals the product of force due to the pressure difference across the gas–liquid interface and the tube area.

Assuming a frictionless, movable piston, determine the amount of heat removed. 5 kg of carbon dioxide. The gas is cooled so that its temperature is decreased by 258C. Determine the amount of heat removed per unit mass of carbon dioxide. Assume a frictionless, movable piston. 55 A rigid vessel contains 8 kg of argon heated by 50 kJ of energy. Determine the temperature change of the gas. 56 Carbon dioxide is inside of a constant-volume container. 3 kN=m2 and 258C. The container is heated until the gas reaches 508C.

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