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The application of the Chebyshev-spectral method in transport phenomena

Author: Weidong Guo, (Chemical engineer); Gérard Labrosse; Ranga Narayanan
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag, [2012] ©2012
Series: Lecture notes in applied and computational mechanics, 68.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Transport phenomena problems that occur in engineering and physics are often multi-dimensional and multi-phase in character. When taking recourse to numerical methods the spectral method is particularly useful and efficient. The book is meant principally to train students and non-specialists to use the spectral method for solving problems that model fluid flow in closed geometries with heat or mass transfer. To  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Weidong Guo, (Chemical engineer); Gérard Labrosse; Ranga Narayanan
ISBN: 9783642340871 3642340873
OCLC Number: 829721624
Description: xii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: An introduction to the book and a road map --
An introduction to the spectral method --
Steady one-dimensional (1D) heat conduction problems --
Unsteady 1D heat conduction problems --
Steady two-dimensional (2D) heat conduction problems --
2D closed flow problems: the driven cavity --
Applications to transport instabilities --
Exercises for the reader.
Series Title: Lecture notes in applied and computational mechanics, 68.
Responsibility: Weidong Guo, Gérard Labrosse, Ranga Narayanan.

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