Win £500 in book vouchers by helping us with a 7 minute reader survey click here.

books of the month newgen books for YA readers make the most of Lovereading
Search our site
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Mechanics of fluids books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Mechanics of fluids category. Presented with a red border are the Mechanics of fluids books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Mechanics of fluids books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Unified Theoretical Foundations of Lift and Drag in Viscous and Compressible External Flows by Luo-Qin Liu Unified Theoretical Foundations of Lift and Drag in Viscous and Compressible External Flows

This thesis analyzes aerodynamic forces in viscous and compressible external flows. It is unique, as the force theories discussed apply to fully viscous and compressible Navier-Stokes external flows, allowing them to be readily combined with computational fluid dynamics to form...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Topology Optimization Theory for Laminar Flow Applications in Inverse Design of Microfluidics by Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Zhenyu Liu Topology Optimization Theory for Laminar Flow Applications in Inverse Design of Microfluidics
, ,
This book presents the topology optimization theory for laminar flows with low and moderate Reynolds numbers, based on the density method and level-set method, respectively.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

New Results in Numerical and Experimental Fluid Mechanics XI Contributions to the 20th STAB/DGLR Symposium Braunschweig, Germany, 2016 by Andreas Dillmann New Results in Numerical and Experimental Fluid Mechanics XI Contributions to the 20th STAB/DGLR Symposium Braunschweig, Germany, 2016

This book gathers contributions to the 20th biannual symposium of the German Aerospace Aerodynamics Association (STAB) and the German Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics (DGLR).
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/10/2017

Mixing and Dispersion in Flows Dominated by Rotation and Buoyancy by Herman Clercx Mixing and Dispersion in Flows Dominated by Rotation and Buoyancy

The book presents a state-of-the-art overview of current developments in the field in a way accessible to attendees coming from a variety of fields. Relevant examples are turbulence research, (environmental) fluid mechanics, lake hydrodynamics and atmospheric physics. Topics discussed range...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Blast Waves by Charles E. Needham Blast Waves

C.E. Needham has spent more than forty years exploring the field of blast and shock, and this book chronicles the lessons he has learned. Historical in perspective, it focuses on blast waves propagating in fluids or materials than can be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The History of Multiphase Science and Computational Fluid Dynamics A Personal Memoir by Robert W. Lyczkowski The History of Multiphase Science and Computational Fluid Dynamics A Personal Memoir

This book tells the story of how the science of computational multiphase flow began in an effort to better analyze hypothetical light water power reactor accidents, including the loss of coolant accident. Written in the style of a memoir by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics by Marcel (Emeritus Harrison Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Liverpool) Escudier Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics
,
Fluid mechanics concerns the way fluids flow in response to imposed stresses. This textbook includes numerous examples of practical applications of the theoretical ideas, such as calculations of the thrust of a jet engine, the power output of a gas...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics by Marcel (Emeritus Harrison Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Liverpool) Escudier Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics
,
Fluid mechanics concerns the way fluids flow in response to imposed stresses. This textbook includes numerous examples of practical applications of the theoretical ideas, such as calculations of the thrust of a jet engine, the power output of a gas...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Coming Soon

Modeling Transport Phenomena in Porous Media with Applications by Malay K. Das, Partha Pratim Mukherjee, K. Muralidhar Modeling Transport Phenomena in Porous Media with Applications
, ,
This book is an ensemble of six major chapters, an introduction, and a closure on modeling transport phenomena in porous media with applications. Examining the continuum formulation imparts rigor to the empirical porous media models, while the mesoscopic model focuses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2017

Plasma Fluidized Bed by Changming Du Plasma Fluidized Bed

This book provides a detailed overview of the plasma fluidized bed. The development and designs of typical types of plasma fluidized beds, mainly thermal plasma fluidized beds and non-thermal plasma fluidized beds are discussed.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

OpenFOAM (R) Selected papers of the 11th Workshop by Joao Nobrega OpenFOAM (R) Selected papers of the 11th Workshop

This book contains selected papers of the 11th OpenFOAM (R) Workshop that was held in Guimaraes, Portugal, June 26 - 30, 2016. The 11th OpenFOAM (R) Workshop had more than 140 technical/scientific presentations and 30 courses, and was attended by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Particle Image Velocimetry A Practical Guide by Markus Raffel, Christian E. Willert, Fulvio Scarano, Christian J. Kahler Particle Image Velocimetry A Practical Guide
, , ,
This immensely practical guide to PIV provides a condensed, yet exhaustive guide to most of the information needed for experiments employing the technique. What's more, the huge increase in the range of possible applications has been taken into account as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

Secondary Instabilities of Gortler Vortices in High-speed Boundary Layers Mechanisms and Flow Control on Laminar-turbulent Transition by Jie Ren Secondary Instabilities of Gortler Vortices in High-speed Boundary Layers Mechanisms and Flow Control on Laminar-turbulent Transition

This thesis first reveals the mechanism of Gortler instabilities and then demonstrates how transitions at hypersonic flows can be effectively controlled (either promoted or suppressed) with Gortler or Klebanoff modes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/12/2017

Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineers and Scientists by Sreenivas Jayanti Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineers and Scientists

This book offers a practical, application-oriented introduction to computational fluid dynamics (CFD), with a focus on the concepts and principles encountered when using CFD in industry. Presuming no more knowledge than college-level understanding of the core subjects, the book puts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/12/2017

The Lattice Boltzmann Equation For Complex States of Flowing Matter by Sauro (Director of Research, Istituto Applicazioni del Calcolo  Mauro Picone , Rome, National Research Council of Italy) Succi The Lattice Boltzmann Equation For Complex States of Flowing Matter
, , ,
An introductory textbook to Lattice Boltzmann methods in computational fluid dynamics, aimed at a broad audience of scientists working with flowing matter. LB has known a burgeoning growth of applications, especially in connection with the simulation of complex flows, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

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: 31/01/2018

Thermodynamics Fundamentals and Engineering Applications by William Reynolds, Piero (Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands) Colonna Thermodynamics Fundamentals and Engineering Applications
, ,
Provides an essential treatment of the subject and rigorous methods to solve all kinds of problems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Flow Visualization in Materials Processing Practical Techniques and Selected Applications by Manabu Iguchi, Yoshiaki Ueda Flow Visualization in Materials Processing Practical Techniques and Selected Applications
,
This book presents a comprehensive review of particle image velocimetry (PIV) and particle tracking velocimetry (PTV) as tools for experimental fluid dynamics (EFD).
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

The Micro-World Observed by Ultra High-Speed Cameras We See What You Don't See by Kinko Tsuji The Micro-World Observed by Ultra High-Speed Cameras We See What You Don't See

This volume is about ultra high-speed cameras, which enable us to see what we normally do not see. There Alice (the reader) meets a ultra high-speed rabbit (this volume) and travels together through this wonderland from the year 1887 to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2017

Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation X by Dimokratis Grigoriadis Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation X

This book addresses nearly all aspects of the state of the art in LES & DNS of turbulent flows, ranging from flows in biological systems and the environment to external aerodynamics, domestic and centralized energy production, combustion, propulsion as well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Turbulence and Interactions Proceedings of the TI 2015 Conference, June 11-14, 2015, Cargese, Corsica, France by Michel O. Deville Turbulence and Interactions Proceedings of the TI 2015 Conference, June 11-14, 2015, Cargese, Corsica, France

This book presents a snapshot of the state-of-art in the field of turbulence modeling, with an emphasis on numerical methods. Topics include direct numerical simulations, large eddy simulations, compressible turbulence, coherent structures, two-phase flow simulation and many more. It includes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Flow Resistance: A Design Guide for Engineers by I. E. Idelchik Flow Resistance: A Design Guide for Engineers

A sourcebook offering an up-to-date perspective on a variety of topics and using practical, applications-oriented data necessary for the design and evaluation of internal fluid system pressure losses. It has been prepared for the practicing engineer who understands fluid-flow fundamentals.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics, CFD, and COMSOL Multiphysics 5 by James O. Wilkes Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics, CFD, and COMSOL Multiphysics 5

The Chemical Engineer's Practical Guide to Fluid Mechanics: Now Includes COMSOL Multiphysics 5 Since most chemical processing applications are conducted either partially or totally in the fluid phase, chemical engineers need mastery of fluid mechanics. Such knowledge is especially valuable...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Propagation and Extinction Studies of Laminar Lean Premixed Syngas/Air Flames by Yang Zhang Propagation and Extinction Studies of Laminar Lean Premixed Syngas/Air Flames

This thesis presents pioneering experimental and numerical studies on three aspects of the combustion characteristics of lean premixed syngas/air flames, namely the laminar flame speed, extinction limit and flammability limit. It illustrates a new extinction exponent concept, which enriches the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Go4Hybrid: Grey Area Mitigation for Hybrid RANS-LES Methods Results of the 7th Framework Research Project Go4Hybrid, Funded by the European Union, 2013-2015 by Charles Mockett Go4Hybrid: Grey Area Mitigation for Hybrid RANS-LES Methods Results of the 7th Framework Research Project Go4Hybrid, Funded by the European Union, 2013-2015

This book reports on the EU-funded 7th Framework project, Go4Hybrid (Grey Area Mitigation for Hybrid RANS-LES Methods). The book provides students, researchers and professionals in the field of applied computational fluid dynamics with a timely, practice-oriented reference guide.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Introduction to Multiphase Flow Basic Concepts, Applications and Modelling by George Yadigaroglu Introduction to Multiphase Flow Basic Concepts, Applications and Modelling

This book is the maiden volume in a new series devoted to lectures delivered through the annual seminars Short Courses on Multiphase Flow, held primarily at ETH Zurich continuously since 1984. The Zurich short courses, presented by prominent specialists in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Fluid Mechanics Aspects of Fire and Smoke Dynamics in Enclosures by Bart Merci Fluid Mechanics Aspects of Fire and Smoke Dynamics in Enclosures

This book aims at fulfilling the need for a handbook at undergraduate and starting researcher level on fire and smoke dynamics in enclosures, giving fluid mechanics aspects a central role. Fluid mechanics are essential at the level of combustion, heat...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now