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Viscous Flow : Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics - Hilary Ockendon

Viscous Flow

Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics

Paperback Published: 3rd July 1995
ISBN: 9780521458818
Number Of Pages: 124

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Many of the topics in inviscid fluid dynamics are not only vitally important mechanisms in everyday life but they are also readily observable without any need for instrumentation. It is therefore stimulating when the mathematics that emerges when these phenomena are modelled is novel and suggestive of new methodologies. This book provides senior undergraduates who are already familiar with inviscid fluid dynamics with some of the basic facts about the modelling and analysis of viscous flows. It clearly presents the salient physical ideas and the mathematical ramifications with exercises designed to be an integral part of the text. By showing the basic theoretical framework which has developed as a result of the study of viscous flows, the book should be ideal reading for students of applied mathematics who should then be able to delve further into the subject and be well placed to exploit mathematical ideas throughout the whole of applied science.

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"Everything in the book is either useful to practical people or needed to understand something useful to them...I recommend the book." John Harper, Mathematical Reviews "...will certainly appeal to those teaching (and taking) graduate fluid mechanics courses in engineering as well as the targeted mathematics majors...It makes both a good personal text and a useful library addition." R.T. Balmer, Applied Mechanics Review

Preface
Modelling a viscous fluid
Boundary layers
Slow viscous flow
Thin films
Spatial and temporal complexity
a brief introduction to asymptotics
uses of group theory
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521458818
ISBN-10: 0521458811
Series: Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 124
Published: 3rd July 1995
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.73 x 15.27  x 0.94
Weight (kg): 0.18

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