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An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics : Cambridge Mathematical Library - G. K. Batchelor

An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics

Cambridge Mathematical Library

Paperback

Published: 3rd July 2000
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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.

'This book gives an excellent introduction to fluid dynamics ... many interesting and important photographs of fluid flows are included in order to help the students who do not have an opportunity of observing flow phenomena in a laboratory. The book also contains exercises at the end of each chapter. In comparison with many currently available books, I find this book by Batchelor especially stimulating and useful for students of applied mathematics and engineering.' L. Debnath, Zentralblatt MATH

Preface
Conventions and notation
The physical properties of fluids
Kinematics of the flow field
Equations governing the motion of a fluid
Flow of a uniform incompressible viscous fluid
Flow at large Reynolds number: effects of viscosity
Irrotational flow theory and its applications
Flow of effectively inviscid liquid with vorticity
Appendices
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ISBN: 9780521663960
ISBN-10: 0521663962
Series: Cambridge Mathematical Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 658
Published: 3rd July 2000
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.98
Edition Number: 2