An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics / Edition 1

An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics / Edition 1

by G. K. Batchelor
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521663962

ISBN-13: 9780521663960

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

First published in 1967, Professor Batchelor's classic work is still one of the foremost texts on fluid dynamics. His careful presentation of the underlying theories of fluids is still timely and applicable, even in these days of almost limitless computer power. This reissue ensures that a new generation of graduate students experiences the elegance of Professor

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First published in 1967, Professor Batchelor's classic work is still one of the foremost texts on fluid dynamics. His careful presentation of the underlying theories of fluids is still timely and applicable, even in these days of almost limitless computer power. This reissue ensures that a new generation of graduate students experiences the elegance of Professor Batchelor's writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521663960
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Cambridge Mathematical Library Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
660
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Conventions and notation; 1. The physical properties of fluids; 2. Kinematics of the flow field; 3. Equations governing the motion of a fluid; 4. Flow of a uniform incompressible viscous fluid; 5. Flow at large Reynolds number: effects of viscosity; 6. Irrotational flow theory and its applications; 7. Flow of effectively inviscid liquid with vorticity; Appendices.

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