Applied Mechanics & Fluid Dynamics

Per Page:

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

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

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

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...

Mechanics of Liquid Nano- and Microdispersed Magnetic Media

V. M. Polunin, A. M. Storozhenko, P.A. Ryapolov
August 04, 2017

This book offers unique coverage of the mechanical properties of nano- and micro-dispersed magnetic fluids. Magnetic fluids are artificially created materials that do not exist in the nature. Researchers developing materials and devices are keenly interested in their "mutually exclusive" properties...

Drilling and Completion in Petroleum Engineering: Theory and Numerical Applications

Xinpu Shen, Mao Bai, William Standifird
June 29, 2017

Modern petroleum and petrotechnical engineering is increasingly challenging due to the inherently scarce and decreasing number of global petroleum resources. Exploiting these resources efficiently will require researchers, scientists, engineers and other practitioners to develop innovative...

A Shock-Fitting Primer

Manuel D. Salas
June 14, 2017

A defining feature of nonlinear hyperbolic equations is the occurrence of shock waves. While the popular shock-capturing methods are easy to implement, shock-fitting techniques provide the most accurate results. A Shock-Fitting Primer presents the proper numerical treatment of shock waves and other...

Numerical Techniques for Direct and Large-Eddy Simulations

Xi Jiang, Choi-Hong Lai
June 14, 2017

Compared to the traditional modeling of computational fluid dynamics, direct numerical simulation (DNS) and large-eddy simulation (LES) provide a very detailed solution of the flow field by offering enhanced capability in predicting the unsteady features of the flow field. In many cases, DNS can...

Advanced Classical Mechanics

Bijan Bagchi
April 28, 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
January 03, 2017

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...