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Supersonic Flow and Shock Waves : Applied Mathematical Sciences - Richard Courant

Supersonic Flow and Shock Waves

Applied Mathematical Sciences

Hardcover Published: 11th February 1999
ISBN: 9780387902326
Number Of Pages: 464

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The Springer edition of this book is an unchanged reprint of Courant and Friedrich's classical treatise which was first published in 1948. The basic research for it took place during World War II, but there are many aspects which still make the book interesting as a text and as a reference. It treats basic aspects of 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 accounts for classical as well as some fairly recent developments. The authors intend their audience to be engineers, physicists and mathematicians alike.

Compressible Fluids
Mathematical Theory of Hyperbolic Flow Equations for Functions of Two Variables
One-Dimensional Flow
Isentropic Irrotational Steady Plane Flow
Flow in Nozzles and Jets
Flow in Three Dimensions
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ISBN: 9780387902326
ISBN-10: 0387902325
Series: Applied Mathematical Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 11th February 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 5