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Overview

Courant and Friedrich's classical treatise was first published in 1948 and tThe basic research for it took place during World War II. However, many aspects make the book just as interesting as a text and a reference today. It treats the dynamics of compressible fluids in mathematical form, and attempts to present a systematic theory of nonlinear wave propagation, particularly in relation to gas dynamics. Written in the form of an advanced textbook, it should appeal to engineers, physicists and mathematicians alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387902326
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 2/3/1977
  • Series: Applied Mathematical Sciences Series
  • Edition description: Reprint of the 1st ed. Interscience Publishers, New York 1948. Corr. 5th printing
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

I Compressible Fluids.- II Mathematical Theory of Hyperbolic Flow Equations for Functions of Two Variables.- III One-Dimensional Flow.- IV Isentropic Irrotational Steady Plane Flow.- V Flow in Nozzles and Jets.- VI. Flow in Three Dimensions.

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