# An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering: Part 2 (Volume 2) by Michael Clifford

By Michael Clifford

**An creation to Mechanical Engineering: half 2** is a necessary textual content for all second-year undergraduate scholars in addition to these learning starting place levels and HNDs. The textual content offers thorough assurance of the subsequent middle engineering topics:

- Fluid dynamics
- Thermodynamics
- Solid mechanics
- Control concept and techniques
- Mechanical strength, rather a lot and transmissions
- Structural vibration

As good as mechanical engineers, the textual content might be hugely correct to car, aeronautical/aerospace and common engineering students.

The fabric during this booklet has complete scholar and lecturer aid on an accompanying web site at http://cw.tandf.co.uk/mechanicalengineering/, which includes:

- worked strategies for exam-style questions
- multiple-choice self-assessment
- revision material

The textual content is written through an skilled workforce of academics on the the world over popular college of Nottingham.

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In other words, iteration is required to obtain the friction factor from this equation for a given Reynolds number and roughness ratio. It is for this reason Moody has presented a chart where the friction factor can be easily read. 25). Following a curve of constant __ value (as shown on d d the right-hand side of the chart) to meet a constant Reynolds number line, one can read off the friction factor on the left-hand side of the chart. 3. 25 Moody chart (taken from F. M. 3 Typical surface roughness in pipe and channel flows There are two different definitions for the friction factor.

3. 25 Moody chart (taken from F. M. 3 Typical surface roughness in pipe and channel flows There are two different definitions for the friction factor. 58) which contains a factor of 4 in its definitions. 60) f 5 8 or u 5 __ V 8 ( ) √ If we use the Fanning friction factor, we have fF 5 Cf instead. 27 An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering: Part 2 Minor losses Whenever there are changes in velocity magnitude or direction in a pipe or duct system, there will be associated pressure drops, called minor losses.

42 shows the lift coefficient (a) and drag coefficient (b) of the NACA 0012 airfoil. 41 An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering: Part 2 angle of attack is increased beyond the stall angle (around 15°), there will be a flow separation Barking Dog Art (c) to reduce the lift coefficient dramatically with an associated increase in the drag coefficient. E. 42 Lift (a) and drag coefficient (b) of the NACA 0012 airfoil (c) Buckingham’s theorem An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering: Part 2 © 2009 Hodder Education The Buckingham p theorem, or the p theorem for short, is a systematic method for finding relevant non-dimensional quantities.