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2.25 Ain A. Sonin, Gareth McKinley MIT 3 Mass Conservation in Flowing Media 3.1 Mass conservation law in differential form. The physical significance of the v divergence of the velocity: ∇⋅ V = the rate of increase of the material’s volume, per unit volume. 3.2 Law of mass conservation for a continuum expressed in control volume form. Examples. 3.3 Some special forms of the mass conservation equation for quasi-one-dimensional
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Unformatted text preview: flow, accounting for the effects of unsteadiness, compressibility, and cross-sectional area variations. Examples. Limitations to the maximum velocity for incompressibility to be a good approximation. Read: Fay, Chapt. 3 or Kundu, Chapt. 3.6, 3.7, 3.13 Chapt 4.1, 4.2, 4.3. Problems: Shapiro & Sonin 3.3, 3.5, 3.7, 3.8...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course MECHANICAL 2.25 taught by Professor Garethmckinley during the Fall '05 term at MIT.

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