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This reissue of the classic 1932 edition of Lamb's Hydrodynamics is an indication of the lasting value of the work. Constantly in use since its first publication in 1892, this book is the definitive reference work for all fluid dynamicists. The new foreword by Professor R. Caflisch highlights the prominence of this treatise in the field and outlines the development of fluid mechanics that led to its publication. He also resolves possible conflicts with modern notation. Despite the rapid pace of research in modern fluid mechanics study and the advent of high-speed computers, Lamb's work remains a relevant, timeless classic.

Synopsis:

This reissue of the classic 1932 edition is an indication of this work's lasting value. Constantly in use since its publication in 1892, it has proved to be the definitive reference for all fluid dynamicists. A new foreword highlights the prominence of the publication in the field.

Synopsis:

A reissue of the 1932 edition of Lamb's Hydrodynamics in paperback with a new foreword by Professor R. A. Caflisch.

Synopsis:

This reissue of the classic 1932 edition of Lamb's Hydrodynamics is an indication of the lasting value of the work. Constantly in use since its first publication in 1892, this book is the definitive reference work for all fluid dynamicists. The new foreword by Professor R. Caflisch highlights the prominence of this treatise in the field and outlines the development of fluid mechanics that led to its publication. He also resolves possible conflicts with modern notation. Despite the rapid pace of research in modern fluid mechanics study and the advent of high-speed computers, Lamb's work remains a relevant, timeless classic.

Table of Contents

Foreword R. A. Caflisch; 1. The equations of motion; 2. Integration of the equations in special cases; 3. Irrotational motion; 4. Motion of a liquid in two dimensions; 5. Irrotational motion of a liquid: problems in three dimensions; 6. On the motion of solids through a liquid: dynamical theory; 7. Vortex motion; 8. Tidal waves; 9. Surface waves; 10. Waves of expansion; 11. Viscosity; 12. Rotating masses of liquid; List of authors cited; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521458689
Designed:
Caflisch, Russell E.
Foreword:
Caflisch, Russell E.
Foreword by:
Caflisch, Russ
Foreword:
Caflisch, Russ
Designed by:
Caflisch, Russell E.
Designed:
Caflisch, Russell E.
Author:
Lamb, Horace
Author:
Caflisch, Russ
Author:
Caflisch, Russ
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Engineering - Mechanical
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Hydraulics
Subject:
Hydrodynamics
Subject:
Engineering-General Engineering
Edition Number:
6
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Mathematical Library
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9.21x6.27x1.49 in. 2.20 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This reissue of the classic 1932 edition is an indication of this work's lasting value. Constantly in use since its publication in 1892, it has proved to be the definitive reference for all fluid dynamicists. A new foreword highlights the prominence of the publication in the field.
"Synopsis" by , A reissue of the 1932 edition of Lamb's Hydrodynamics in paperback with a new foreword by Professor R. A. Caflisch.
"Synopsis" by , This reissue of the classic 1932 edition of Lamb's Hydrodynamics is an indication of the lasting value of the work. Constantly in use since its first publication in 1892, this book is the definitive reference work for all fluid dynamicists. The new foreword by Professor R. Caflisch highlights the prominence of this treatise in the field and outlines the development of fluid mechanics that led to its publication. He also resolves possible conflicts with modern notation. Despite the rapid pace of research in modern fluid mechanics study and the advent of high-speed computers, Lamb's work remains a relevant, timeless classic.
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