Fluid mechanics is the branch of physics which involves the study of fluids (liquids, gases, and plasmas) and the forces on them. Fluid mechanics can be divided into fluid statics, the study of fluids at rest; and fluid dynamics, the study of the effect of forces on fluid motion.

## Fluid Transients – E. Benjamin Wylie & Victor Streeter – 1st Edition

Since publication of the predecessor to this book (Hydraulic Transient, McGraw Hill book company, 1967) much work has been carried…