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Modeling in Fluid Mechanics: Instabilities and Turbulence

1st Edition

Igor Gaissinski, Vladimir Rovenski
June 18, 2018

This volume is dedicated to modeling in fluid mechanics and is divided into four chapters, which contain a significant number of useful exercises with solutions. The authors provide relatively complete references on relevant topics in the bibliography at the end of each chapter....

Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence

1st Edition

Tapan K. Sengupta
May 11, 2018

Addressing classical material as well as new perspectives, Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence presents a concise, up-to-date treatment of theory and applications of viscous flow instability. It covers materials from classical instability to contemporary research areas including...

The Newman Lectures on Mathematics

1st Edition

John Newman, Vincent Battaglia
May 04, 2018

Prof. Newman is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

Computational Transport Phenomena for Engineering Analyses

1st Edition

Richard C. Farmer, Ralph W. Pike, Gary C. Cheng, Yen-Sen Chen
January 24, 2018

Although computer technology has dramatically improved the analysis of complex transport phenomena, the methodology has yet to be effectively integrated into engineering curricula. The huge volume of literature associated with the wide variety of transport processes cannot be appreciated or...

Unitary Analysis, Synthesis, and Classification of Flow Meters

1st Edition

Horia Mihai Moțit
November 10, 2017

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, it elaborates the method of unitary...

Mathematical Modelling of Waves in Multi-Scale Structured Media

1st Edition

Alexander B. Movchan, Natasha V. Movchan, Ian S. Jones, Daniel J. Colquitt
November 08, 2017

Mathematical Modelling of Waves in Multi-Scale Structured Media presents novel analytical and numerical models of waves in structured elastic media, with emphasis on the asymptotic analysis of phenomena such as dynamic anisotropy, localisation, filtering and polarisation as well as on the modelling...

The Physics of Composite and Porous Media

1st Edition

T. J. T. (Tim) Spanos, Norman Udey
November 01, 2017

Building on the success of T.J.T. Spanos's previous book The Thermophysics of Porous Media, The Physics of Composite and Porous Media explains non-linear field theory that describes how physical processes occur in the earth. It describes physical processes associated with the interaction of the...

Handbook of Research for Fluid and Solid Mechanics: Theory, Simulation, and Experiment

1st Edition

Kaveh Hariri Asli, Soltan Ali Ogli Aliyev, Sabu Thomas, Deepu A. Gopakumar
November 01, 2017

This valuable volume 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 risks of mechanical systems failure in hydraulic machines. Using many...

Novel Compound Semiconductor Nanowires: Materials, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition

Fumitaro Ishikawa, Irina Buyanova
October 11, 2017

One dimensional electronic materials are expected to be key components owing to their potential applications in nanoscale electronics, optics, energy storage, and biology. Besides, compound semiconductors have been greatly developed as epitaxial growth crystal materials. Molecular beam and...

Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management, Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Marian Muste, Jochen Aberle, David Admiraal, Robert Ettema, Marcelo H. Garcia, Dennis Lyn, Vladimir Nikora, Colin Rennie
September 14, 2017

This two-volume book is a comprehensive guide to designing, conducting and interpreting experiments in a broad range of topics associated with hydraulic engineering. It is the first substantial effort in hydraulic engineering to assemble in one place descriptions of all the components of...

Handbook of Optofluidics

1st Edition

Aaron R. Hawkins, Holger Schmidt
August 30, 2017

Optofluidics is an emerging field that involves the use of fluids to modify optical properties and the use of optical devices to detect flowing media. Ultimately, its value is highly dependent on the successful integration of photonic integrated circuits with microfluidic or nanofluidic systems....

Fluvial Processes: 2nd Edition

1st Edition

Ana Maria Ferreira da Silva, M. Selim Yalin
August 08, 2017

A stream flowing in alluvium deforms its bed surface, forming ripples, dunes, bars, etc., and, in many instances, it deforms its channel entirely, thereby creating meandering or braiding patterns. It could be said that, in general, an alluvial stream and its deformable boundary undergo a variety of...

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