Fluid

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In the field of fluid mechanics, fluid is defined[1] to be "a substance which deforms continuously under the action of a shear stress", which includes both liquids and gases.

An isentropic fluid is a fluid with a vertical or near-vertical saturation vapor curve.

References

  1. James R. Welty, Charles E. Wicks, Robert E. Wilson, and Gregory L. Rorrer, Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer, 4th Ed. Toronto: John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2001.

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