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Fluid physics in geology : an introduction to fluid motions on Earth's surface and within its crust

Author: David Jon Furbish
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Fluid Physics in Geology is a fluid mechanics text for geologists; it provides an introductory treatment of the physical and dynamical behaviour of fluids, aimed at students who need to understand  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Jon Furbish
ISBN: 0195077016 9780195077018
OCLC Number: 33947214
Description: xx, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Fluids and Porous Media as Continua --
3. Mechanical Properties of Fluids and Porous Media --
4. Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids --
5. Dimensional Analysis and Similitude --
6. Fluid Statics and Buoyancy --
7. Fluid Kinematics --
8. Conservation of Mass --
9. Conservation of Energy --
10. Inviscid Flows --
11. Vorticity and Fluid Strain --
12. Viscous Flows --
13. Porous Media Flows --
14. Turbulent Flows --
15. Turbulent Boundary-Layer Shear Flows --
16. Thermally Driven Flows --
17. Appendixes.
Responsibility: David Jon Furbish.
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All chapters are clearly written, and well illustrated and referenced. The discussed Example Problems certainly are very inspiring and will be useful for the geological community, especially those Read more...

 
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