Fluid Mechanics and Rheology -
Online textbook covering fundamentals of fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, and gas dynamics.
Computer Aided Learning course developed at the Universities of Glasgow and Paisley.
Covers boundary layer concept, equations, and numerical solution.
Centrifugal Pump Tutorial
From Pump World, terms, operation, pump curves, calculation of total dynamic head and
system head curves, NPSH and cavitation, operation in parallel and in series, and charts.
Flow Pro 2.0
Low-cost Windows 95/NT hydraulic design software for open channels, orifices, weirs, and
Fluid Flow Calculator
Tool that calculates flow velocity, Reynolds number, Moody friction factor, head loss, and
pressure loss for water-ethylene glycol mixtures. Only for turbulent flow.
Online version of James Fay's Fluid Mechanics textbook.
Fluids Movie Archive
From Innovative Technology Solutions Corporation, computer generated animations of fluid
flow phenomena in MPEG format.
Fluid conveyance system design software for piping system analysis and design. Trial
version can be downloaded.
Introduction to Continuum
Book by Brian Kennett in PostScript format. Covers the concepts of deformation and stress
field, constitutive relations for various materials including fluids, and the
NPS-Nominal Pipe Size
Database of dimensional, weight, and flow information for more than 2500 sizes of standard
and specialty pipes and tubes in different materials. DOS and Windows version. Shareware.
Packed Column Calculator
Shareware for hydraulic design and rating of packed columns and towers from Katmar
Software. MS Windows 3.1 and above, 730 kB.
Simulation software for hydraulic design and network analysis of piping systems for
compressible and incompressible fluids, demo can be downloaded after free registration,
The Pissing Bucket
Analysis of the factors governing drainage rates through orifices in the bottom of
containers and excellent illustration of the solution of real world problems using the
principles of fluid mechanics.
PumpBase - Advanced Pump
Windows 95/98/NT software for pump selection. Demo can be downloaded.
Methods in Food Process Engineering
Free online copy of the book by J. F. Steffe, second edition (second printing) 1996,
Freeman Press, East Lansing, MI, USA; PDF file.
Dealy, J. M., "Official nomenclature for material functions describing the response
of a viscoelastic fluid to various shearing and extensional deformations," J. Rheol.,
39(1), 1995, Acrobat (PDF) format.
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