Applied Mechanics & Fluid Dynamics

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Advanced Classical Mechanics

Bijan Bagchi
April 26, 2017

This book is designed to serve as a textbook for postgraduates, researchers of applied mathematics, theoretical physics and students of engineering who need a good understanding of classical mechanics. In this book emphasis has been placed on the logical ordering of topics and appropriate...

Microhydrodynamics and Complex Fluids

Dominique Barthès-Biesel
March 29, 2017

A self-contained textbook, Microhydrodynamics and Complex Fluids deals with the main phenomena that occur in slow, inertialess viscous flows often encountered in various industrial, biophysical, and natural processes. It examines a wide range of situations, from flows in thin films, porous media,...

Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Third Edition

Ron Darby, Raj P. Chhabra
December 08, 2016

This book provides readers with the most current, accurate, and practical fluid mechanics related applications that the practicing BS level engineer needs today in the chemical and related industries, in addition to a fundamental understanding of these applications based upon sound fundamental...

Fluid Mechanics Aspects of Fire and Smoke Dynamics in Enclosures

Bart Merci, Tarek Beji
March 22, 2016

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 transfer and fire suppression, but they are...

The Navier-Stokes Problem in the 21st Century

Pierre Gilles Lemarie-Rieusset
March 08, 2016

Up-to-Date Coverage of the Navier–Stokes Equation from an Expert in Harmonic Analysis The complete resolution of the Navier–Stokes equation—one of the Clay Millennium Prize Problems—remains an important open challenge in partial differential equations (PDEs) research despite substantial studies on...

Quantum Mechanics, Sixth Edition

Alastair I. M. Rae, Jim Napolitano
December 15, 2015

A Thorough Update of One of the Most Highly Regarded Textbooks on Quantum Mechanics Continuing to offer an exceptionally clear, up-to-date treatment of the subject, Quantum Mechanics, Sixth Edition explains the concepts of quantum mechanics for undergraduate students in physics and related...

Hydraulicians in the USA 1800-2000: A biographical dictionary of leaders in hydraulic engineering and fluid mechanics

Willi H. Hager
November 05, 2015

This book provides 1-page short biographies of scientists and engineers having worked in the areas of hydraulic engineering and fluid dynamics in the USA. On each page, a notable individual is highlighted by: (1) Exact dates and locations of birth and death; (2) Educational and...

Multiphysics and Multiscale Modeling: Techniques and Applications

Young W. Kwon
October 05, 2015

Written to appeal to a wide field of engineers and scientists who work on multiscale and multiphysics analysis, Multiphysics and Multiscale Modeling: Techniques and Applications is dedicated to the many computational techniques and methods used to develop man-made systems as well as understand...

Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer: Advances in Nonlinear Dynamics Modeling

Kaveh Hariri Asli, Soltan Ali Ogli Aliyev
June 10, 2015

This valuable new book focuses on new methods and techniques in fluid mechanics and heat transfer in mechanical engineering. The book includes the research of the authors on the development of optimal mathematical models and also uses modern computer technology and mathematical methods for the...

Physics from Planet Earth - An Introduction to Mechanics

Joseph C. Amato, Enrique J. Galvez
June 08, 2015

Expose Your Students to the Elegant World of Physics in an Enticing Way Physics from Planet Earth - An Introduction to Mechanics provides a one-semester, calculus-based introduction to classical mechanics for first-year undergraduate students studying physics, chemistry, astronomy, or engineering....

Science of Diving: Concepts and Applications

Bruce Wienke
June 01, 2015

While the effects of pressure change are readily quantified in physics, chemistry, and engineering applications, the physiology, medicine, and biology of pressure changes in living systems are much more complicated. This complex science translated to technical diving is discussed in a five-part...

Simulations of Oscillatory Systems: with Award-Winning Software, Physics of Oscillations

Eugene I. Butikov
March 06, 2015

Deepen Your Students’ Understanding of Oscillations through Interactive Experiments Simulations of Oscillatory Systems: with Award-Winning Software, Physics of Oscillations provides a hands-on way of visualizing and understanding the fundamental concepts of the physics of oscillations. Both the...