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An introduction to theoretical fluid mechanics

Author: Stephen Childress
Publisher: New York : Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences ; Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, ©2009.
Series: Courant lecture notes in mathematics, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives an overview of classical topics in fluid dynamics, focusing on the kinematics and dynamics of incompressible inviscid and Newtonian viscous fluids, and including some material on compressible  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Childress
ISBN: 9780821848883 0821848887
OCLC Number: 427757174
Description: x, 201 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The fluid continuum --
Conservation of mass and momentum --
Vorticity --
Potential flow --
Lift and drag in ideal fluids --
Viscosity and the Navier-Stokes equations --
Stokes flow --
The boundary layer --
Energy --
Sound --
Gas dynamics --
Shock waves.
Series Title: Courant lecture notes in mathematics, 19.
Responsibility: Stephen Childress.

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