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Fluid mechanics books

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Recently Published

Logan's Turbomachinery Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals by Bijay Sultanian Logan's Turbomachinery Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition is the long-awaited revision of this classic textbook, thoroughly updated by Dr. Bijay Sultanian. While the basic concepts remain constant, turbomachinery design has advanced since the Second Edition was published in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics by Yasuki (President of the Future Technology Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan) Nakayama Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
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Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Second Edition, uses clear images and animations of flow patterns to help readers grasp the fundamental rules of fluid behavior. Everyday examples are provided for practical context, before tackling the more involved mathematic techniques that form...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2018

Cellular Flows Topological Metamorphoses in Fluid Mechanics by Vladimir Shtern Cellular Flows Topological Metamorphoses in Fluid Mechanics

This book discusses flow cells, their emergence, multiplication, coalescence, disappearance, and physical reasons for their metamorphoses.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/01/2018

Fluid Dynamics Part 3 Boundary Layers by Anatoly I. (Chair in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London) Ruban Fluid Dynamics Part 3 Boundary Layers
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The notion of the boundary layer was introduced to describe thin viscous layers that form on a rigid body surface in otherwise inviscid flow of a fluid with small viscosity. The book begins with the classical theory of the boundary-layer...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/12/2017

Shock Fitting Classical Techniques, Recent Developments, and Memoirs of Gino Moretti by Marcello Onofri Shock Fitting Classical Techniques, Recent Developments, and Memoirs of Gino Moretti

This work traces the evolution of shock-fitting methods, from the pioneering methods based on the structured grids (boundary and floating shock-fitting) to recent developments on unstructured grids, illustrating algorithmic details, significant applications and potential developments.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Unitary Analysis, Synthesis, and Classification of Flow Meters by Horia Mihai (A.A.I.R. Bucharest, Romania) Motit Unitary Analysis, Synthesis, and Classification of Flow Meters
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This book is the first to present flow measurement as an independent branch of the measurement techniques, according to a new global and unitary approach for the measurement of fluid flow field, starting from finding its unitary fundamental bases. Furthermore,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

Foundations of Fluid Mechanics with Applications Problem Solving Using Mathematica (R) by Sergey P. Kiselev, Evgenii V. Vorozhtsov, Vasily M. Fomin Foundations of Fluid Mechanics with Applications Problem Solving Using Mathematica (R)
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This textbook presents the basic concepts and methods of fluid mechanics, including Lagrangian and Eulerian descriptions, tensors of stresses and strains, continuity, momentum, energy, thermodynamics laws, and similarity theory. The models and their solutions are presented within a context of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

A First Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics by H. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) Aref, S. (University of Florida) Balachandar A First Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics
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This book provides a broad coverage of computational fluid dynamics that will interest engineers, astrophysicists, mathematicians, oceanographers and ecologists.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

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Theory and Modeling of Dispersed Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows by Lixing (Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China) Zhou Theory and Modeling of Dispersed Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows
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Theory and Modeling of Dispersed Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows gives a systematic account of the fundamentals of multiphase flows, turbulent flows and combustion theory. It presents the latest advances of models and theories in the field of dispersed multiphase turbulent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Theory of Laminar Flows. (HSA-4), Volume 4 by F. K. Moore Theory of Laminar Flows. (HSA-4), Volume 4

Volume IV of the High Speed Aerodynamics and Jet Propulsion series. Contents of this volume include: Introduction, by F.K. Moore; Laminar Flow Theory, by P.A. Lagerstrom; Three-Dimensional Laminar Boundary Layers, by A. Mager; Theory of Time-Dependent Laminar Flows, by Nicholas...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Turbulent Flow by Galen Brandt Schubauer, Chan-Mou Tchen Turbulent Flow
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Part of the Princeton Aeronautical Paperback series designed to bring to students and research engineers outstanding portions of the twelve-volume High Speed Aerodynamics and Jet Propulsion series. These books have been prepared by direct reproduction of the text from the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Selected Works of Yakov Borisovich Zeldovich, Volume I Chemical Physics and Hydrodynamics by Yakov Borisovich Zeldovich Selected Works of Yakov Borisovich Zeldovich, Volume I Chemical Physics and Hydrodynamics

Selected Works of Ya. B. Zeldovich is a two-volume collection of over 100 articles spanning half a century of work by the late Soviet scientist Yakov Borisovich Zeldovich. The breadth and depth of Zeldovich's work is staggering. Author of over...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Jean Le Rond D'Alembert: A New Theory of the Resistance of Fluids by Julian Simon Calero Jean Le Rond D'Alembert: A New Theory of the Resistance of Fluids

In the commentaries to this book we try to understand d'Alembert thoughts and how he contrives to translate his ideas on mechanics to the fluid realm with a new and radical point of view; how he arrives at the first...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2018

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Understanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models by Vladimir (Professor, Sorbonne University and Ecole Normal Superieure) Zeitlin Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Understanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models
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For the dynamics of large and medium scale motions in the oceans and the atmosphere, a simplified rotating shallow water model, obtained by vertical averaging, is used throughout the book in order to explain the fundamentals, and to give in-depth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2018

Homogeneous Turbulence Dynamics by Pierre Sagaut, Claude Cambon Homogeneous Turbulence Dynamics
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This book provides state-of-the-art results and theories in homogeneous turbulence, including anisotropy and compressibility effects with extension to quantum turbulence, magneto-hydodynamic turbulence and turbulence in non-newtonian fluids.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2018

Microfluidics Fundamentals, Devices, and Applications by Yujun Song, Daojian Cheng, Liang Zhao Microfluidics Fundamentals, Devices, and Applications
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The first book offering a global overview of fundamental microfluidics and the wide range of possible applications, for example, in chemistry, biology, and biomedical science.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2018

Magnetohydrodynamics and Fluid Dynamics: Action Principles and Conservation Laws by Gary Webb Magnetohydrodynamics and Fluid Dynamics: Action Principles and Conservation Laws

This text focuses on conservation laws in magnetohydrodynamics, gasdynamics and hydrodynamics. A grasp of new conservation laws is essential in fusion and space plasmas, as well as in geophysical fluid dynamics; they can be used to test numerical codes, or...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/03/2018

Modern Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition by Clement Kleinstreuer, Clement Kleinstreuer Modern Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition
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Modern Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition provides up-to-date coverage of intermediate and advanced fluids topics. The text emphasizes fundamentals and applications, supported by worked examples and case studies. Scale analysis, non-Newtonian fluid flow, surface coating, convection heat transfer, lubrication, fluid-particle dynamics,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2018

Mechanics of Wave-Seabed-Structure Interactions Modelling, Processes and Applications by Dong-Sheng (Griffith University, Queensland) Jeng Mechanics of Wave-Seabed-Structure Interactions Modelling, Processes and Applications
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An in-depth look at the mechanics of combined stresses imposed on the seabed from wave action and marine infrastructure.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

Fluid Mechanics by Gregory (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) Falkovich Fluid Mechanics
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Presents the minimum of what physicists, engineers and mathematicians needs to know about hydrodynamics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

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A First Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics by H. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) Aref, S. (University of Florida) Balachandar A First Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics
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This book provides a broad coverage of computational fluid dynamics that will interest engineers, astrophysicists, mathematicians, oceanographers and ecologists.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Handbook of Research for Fluid and Solid Mechanics Theory, Simulation, and Experiment by Kaveh Hariri Asli Handbook of Research for Fluid and Solid Mechanics Theory, Simulation, and Experiment

This valuable new book provides a broad understanding of the main computational techniques used for processing reclamation of fluid and solid mechanics. The aim of these computational techniques is to reduce and eliminate the risk of mechanical systems in hydraulic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Variational Formulation of Fluid and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Mechanics, Symmetries and Conservation Laws by Fulvio Crisciani Variational Formulation of Fluid and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Mechanics, Symmetries and Conservation Laws

This book describes the derivation of the equations of motion of fluids as well as the dynamics of ocean and atmospheric currents on both large and small scales through the use of variational methods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Stable Numerical Schemes for Fluids, Structures and their Interactions by Cornel Marius (University of Haute Alsace, France) Murea Stable Numerical Schemes for Fluids, Structures and their Interactions
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This book presents numerical algorithms for solving incompressible fluids, elastic structures and fluid-structure interactions. It collects some of the fundamental finite element methods as well as new approaches. For Stokes and Navier-Stokes equations, the mixed finite element method is employed....
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Air and Water Trade Winds, Hurricanes, Gulf Stream, Tsunamis and Other Striking Phenomena by Rene Moreau Air and Water Trade Winds, Hurricanes, Gulf Stream, Tsunamis and Other Striking Phenomena

Starting by considering air and water in equilibrium (i.e., at rest), it progresses to discuss dynamic phenomena first focusing on large scale structures, such as El Nino or trade winds, then on ever smaller structures, such as low-pressure zones in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Fluid-structure Interactions Models, Analysis and Finite Elements by Thomas Richter Fluid-structure Interactions Models, Analysis and Finite Elements

This book starts by introducing the fundamental concepts of mathematical continuum mechanics for fluids and solids and their coupling. Special attention is given to the derivation of variational formulations for the subproblems describing fluid- and solid-mechanics as well as the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2017

30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1 ISSW30 - Volume 1 by Gabi Ben-Dor 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1 ISSW30 - Volume 1

These proceedings collect the papers presented at the 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), which was held in Tel-Aviv Israel from July 19 to July 24, 2015. The Symposium was organized by Ortra Ltd. The ISSW30 focused on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2017

Symmetry, Phase Modulation and Nonlinear Waves by Thomas J. (University of Surrey) Bridges Symmetry, Phase Modulation and Nonlinear Waves

Bridges studies the origin of Korteweg-de Vries equation using phase modulation and its implications in dynamical systems and nonlinear waves.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Essentials of Fluid Dynamics by Fay McGuire Essentials of Fluid Dynamics


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Finite-Difference Method for Nonlinear Wave Hydrodynamics by Palaniswamy Ananthakrishnan Finite-Difference Method for Nonlinear Wave Hydrodynamics

Finite-Difference Method for Nonlinear Wave Hydrodynamics Palaniswamy Ananthakrishnan, Florida Atlantic University, USA Presents the theory and analysis of nonlinear wave hydrodynamics problems using the finite-difference method Finite-Difference Method for Nonlinear Wave Hydrodynamics comprehensively covers the analysis of nonlinear wave hydrodynamics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

Theory and Modeling of Rotating Fluids Convection, Inertial Waves and Precession by Keke (University of Exeter) Zhang, Xinhao Liao Theory and Modeling of Rotating Fluids Convection, Inertial Waves and Precession
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The first systematic account of the theory and modelling of rotating fluids for researchers and students in geophysics, astrophysics and engineering in half a century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

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