hydrostatics

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hydrostatics

 [hi″dro-stat´iks]
the science of equilibrium of fluids.
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It covers fluid statics; elementary fluid dynamics and the Bernoulli equation; fluid kinematics; finite control volume analysis; differential analysis of fluid flow; dimensional analysis, similitude, and modeling; viscous flow in pipes; flow over immersed bodies; open-channel flow; compressible flow; and turbomachines.
The authors cover fluid statics, elementary field dynamics (the Bernoulli equation), fluid kinematics, finite control volume analysis, differential analysis of fluid flow, similitude, dimensional analysis, modeling, viscous flow in pipes, flow over immersed bodies, open-channel flow, compressible flow, and turbomachines, with extensive appendices supporting the text review problems.
The topics are fluid properties, fluid statics, flowing fluids and pressure variation, the control volume approach and the continuity equation, momentum equation, the energy equation, dimensional analysis and similitude, surface resistance, flow in conduits, drag and lift, compressible flow, flow measurements, turbomachinery, and flow in open channels.