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Chorin, Alexandre Joel

Overview
Works: 34 works in 230 publications in 5 languages and 4,317 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QA901, 532
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Most widely held works about Alexandre Joel Chorin
 
Most widely held works by Alexandre Joel Chorin
A mathematical introduction to fluid mechanics by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

59 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics is playing an ever more important role in the physical and biological sciences, provoking a blurring of boundaries between scientific disciplines and a resurgence of interest in the modern as well as the classical techniques of applied mathematics. This renewal of interest, both in research and teaching, has led to the establishment of the series: Texts in Applied Mathematics (TAM). The development of new courses is a natural consequence of a high Ievel of excitement on the research frontier as newer techniques, such as numerical and symbolic computer systems, dynamical systems, and chaos, mix with and reinforce the traditional methods of applied mathematics. Thus, the purpose of this textbook series is to meet the current and future needs of these advances and encourage the teaching of new courses. TAM will publish textbooks suitable for use in advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses, and will complement the Applied Mathematical Sciences (AMS) series, which will focus on advanced textbooks and research Ievel monographs. Preface This book is based on a one-term course in fluid mechanics originally taught in the Department of Mathematics of the University of California, Berkeley, during the spring of 1978. The goal of the course was not to provide an exhaustive account of fluid mechanics, nor to assess the engineering value of various approximation procedures
Vorticity and turbulence by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an introduction to turbulence in vortex systems, and to turbulence theory for incompressible flow described in terms of the vorticity field. It is the author's hope that by the end of the book the reader will believe that these subjects are identical, and constitute a special case of fairly standard statistical mechanics, with both equilibrium and non-equilibrium aspects. The author's main goal is to relate turbulence to statistical mechanics. The book is organized as follows: the first three chapters constitute a fairly standard introduction to homogeneous turbulence in incompressible flow; a quick review of fluid mechanics; a summary of the appropriate Fourier theory; a summary of Kolmogorov's theory of the inertial range. The next four chapters present the statistical theory of vortex notion, and the vortex dynamics of turbulence. The book ends with the major conclusion that turbulence can no longer be viewed as incomprehensible. This book will be appropriate for professionals in the fields of applied mathematics, mechanical engineering, or physics, as well as graduate students in these noted areas
Stochastic tools in mathematics and science by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This introductory book on probability-based modeling covers basic stochastic tools used in physics, chemistry, engineering and the life sciences. The topics include conditional expectations, stochastic processes, Brownian motion and its relation to partial differential equations, Langevin equations, the Liouville and Fokker-Planck equations, as well as Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms, renormalization and dimensional reduction, and basic equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics. The applications include data assimilation, prediction from partial data, spectral analysis, and turbulence. A noteworthy feature of the book is the systematic analysis of memory effects
Lectures on turbulence theory by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wave motion : theory, modelling, and computation : proceedings of a conference in honor of the 60th birthday of Peter D. Lax by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

18 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 60th birthday of Peter Lax was celebrated at Berkeley by a conference entitled Wave Motion: theory, application and computation held at the mathematical Sciences Research Institute, June 9-12, 1986. Peter Lax has made profound and essential contributions to the topics described by the title of the conference, and has also contributed in important ways to many other mathematical subjects, and as a result this conference volume dedicated to him includes research work on a variety of topics, not all clearly related to its title
Computational fluid mechanics : selected papers by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computational Fluid Mechanics: Selected Papers compiles papers on computational fluid dynamics written between 1967 and 1982. This book emphasizes the numerical solution of the equations of fluid mechanics in circumstances where the viscosity is small. The vortex and projection methods, numerical solution of problems in kinetic theory, combustion theory, and gas dynamics are also discussed. This publication elaborates that turbulence in fluids is dominated by the mechanics of vorticity, and many of the methods are based on vortex representations of the flow. The convergence of vortex calculati
Numerical methods in statistical hydrodynamics by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

13 editions published in 1977 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turbulence Seminar, Berkeley 1976/77 by Peter S Bernard( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerical study of thermal convection in a fluid layer heated from below by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inertial range flow and turbulent cascades by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mathematical Introduction to Fluid Mechanics by Alexandre Joel Chorin( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numerical solution of the Navier-Stokes equations for an incompressible fluid by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Igeret Elʼasaf : oder Zendshrayben aynes Afriḳanishen rabian zaynen ḳollegen in Eyropa by Aaron Chorin( Book )

1 edition published in 1826 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerical solution of the Boltzmann equation by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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1 edition published in 1826 in Yiddish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discretization of a Vortex Sheet, with an Example of a Roll-up by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The point vortex approximation of a vortex sheet in two space dimensions is examined and a remedy for some of its shortcomings is suggested. The approximation is then applied to the study of the roll-up of a vortex sheet induced by an elliptically loaded wing. (Author)
Numerical Study of Slightly Viscous Flow by Alexandre Joel Chorin( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A numerical method for solving the time-dependent Navier-Stokes equations in two space dimensions at high Reynolds number is presented. The crux of the method lies in the numerical simulation of the process of vorticity generation and dispersal, using computer generated pseudo-random numbers. An application to flow past a circular cylinder is presented. (Author)
The Evolution of a Turbulent Vortex( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Statistics of underresolved computations by Alexandre Joel Chorin( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A mathematical introduction to fluid mechanics
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Alexandre Chorin American mathematician

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Alexandre Chorin US-amerikanischer Mathematiker

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Languages
English (207)

French (2)

German (2)

Yiddish (1)

Hebrew (1)

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Vorticity and turbulenceStochastic tools in mathematics and scienceLectures on turbulence theoryTurbulence Seminar, Berkeley 1976/77