Fluid Mechanics with Naval Applications
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 J. Alan Adams, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
United States Naval Academy

Each lecture below contains Objectives, Theory, Solutions and Review Questions that
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Preface(Prefacefl.htm)

Chapter 1:  Fluid Statics

  •    Air Pressure Variation with Height(I-1.htm)
  •    Immersion(I-2.htm)
  •    Flotation of a Hollow Sphere in Seawater(I-3.htm)
  •    Interpolation and Curve Fitting(I-4.htm)
  •    Static Pressure in a Fluid with Variable Specific Weight(I-5.htm)
  •    Static Force in a Fluid with Variable Specific Weight(I-6.htm)
  •    Ocean Pressure as a Function of  Depth(I-7.htm)
  • Chapter 2:  Buoyancy and Ship Stability Chapter 3: Potential Flow Chapter 4: Lift and Drag Chapter 5: Incompressible Internal Viscous Flow Chapter 6: Panel Methods for Low Speed Aerodynamics Chapter 7: Internal Compressible Flow Chapter 8: Transient Fluid Flow Chapter 9:  Turbomachinery