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Texts in Applied Mathematics #4: A Mathematical Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

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A presentation of some of the basic ideas of fluid mechanics in a mathematically attractive manner. The text illustrates the physical background and motivation for some constructions used in recent mathematical and numerical work on the Navier- Stokes equations and on hyperbolic systems, so as to interest students in this at once beautiful and difficult subject. This third edition incorporates a number of updates and revisions, while retaining the spirit and scope of the original book.

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A textbook for a one-term upper level or graduate course, presenting the basic ideas of fluid mechanics in a mathematically attractive, rather than fully rigorous, manner, and explaining some of the physics behind the constructions. A primary goal is to inspire, as well as to prepare, students for further study. Updated and revised from the 1990 edition; first published in 1979.
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Table of Contents

Preface.- 1. The Equations of Motion: 1.1. Euler's Equations. 1.2. Rotation and Vorticity. 1.3. The Navier-Stokes Equations.- 2. Potential Flow and Slightly Viscous Flow: 2.1. Potential Flow. 2.2. Boundary Layers. 2.3. Vortex Sheets. 2.4. Remarks on Stability and Bifurcation.- 3. Gas Flow in One Dimension: 3.1. Characteristics. 3.2. Shocks. 3.3. The Riemann Problem. 3.4. Combustion Waves.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780387979182
Author:
Marsden, Jerrold E.
Author:
Chorin, Alexandre J.
Author:
Chorin
Author:
Marsden, Jerrold E.
Author:
Chorin, Alexandre J.
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Hydraulics
Subject:
Fluid mechanics
Subject:
Mathematical Physics
Subject:
Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
Subject:
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Subject:
Fluid- and Aerodynamics
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Subject:
The Arts
Subject:
mathematics and statistics
Subject:
Mechanics, applied
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
3rd ed. 1993. Corr. 4th printing
Series:
Texts in Applied Mathematics
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19930521
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 990 gr

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