 # Fluid Mechanics

## e-books in Fluid Mechanics category Lagrangian Solid Modeling
by - viXra ,
The author demonstrates a stable Lagrangian solid modeling method, tracking the interactions of solid mass particles, rather than using a meshed grid. This method avoids the problem of tensile instability seen with Smooth Particle Applied Mechanics.
(3928 views) Introductory Fluid Mechanics
by - Heriot-Watt University ,
Contents: Introduction; Fluid flow; Trajectories and streamlines; Conservation of mass; Balance of momentum; Transport theorem; Simple example flows; Kelvin's circulation theorem; Bernoulli's Theorem; Irrotational/potential flow; etc.
(4107 views) An Introduction to Theoretical Fluid Dynamics
by - New York University ,
This course will deal with a mathematical idealization of common fluids. The main idealization is embodied in the notion of a continuum and our 'fluids' will generally be identified with a certain connected set of points in 1, 2, or 3 dimensions.
(4908 views) Some Open Questions in Hydrodynamics
by - arXiv ,
There are many deep open questions that come with the theory of fluid mechanics. We discuss some of them that we classify in two categories, the long term behavior of solutions of equations of hydrodynamics and the definition of initial conditions.
(4831 views) Lecture notes in fluid mechanics: From basics to the millennium problem
by - arXiv ,
These lecture notes have been prepared as a first course in fluid mechanics up to the presentation of the millennium problem listed by the Clay Mathematical Institute. Our primary goal is to debunk this beautiful problem as much as possible.
(8463 views) An Introduction to the Mechanics of Fluids
by - Longmans, Green ,
In writing this book, while preserving the usual rigour, the endeavour has been made to impart to it by the character of the illustrations and examples, a modern and practical flavour which will render it more widely useful. The calculus is not used.
(6912 views) Fluid Flow at Branching Junctions
by - arXiv ,
The flow of fluids at branching junctions plays important roles in most biological flow systems. The present paper highlights some key issues related to the flow of fluids at these junctions with special emphasis on the biological flow networks.
(7048 views) Liquid Layers, Capillary Interfaces and Floating Bodies
by - Leipzig University ,
In these notes we study liquid layers, capillary interfaces and floating bodies. Leading term in the associated equilibrium equation for the interface is the mean curvature. In the case of liquid layers no volume constraint or contact angle occur.
(4161 views) Complex Fluids: The Physics of Emulsions
by - arXiv ,
These lectures start with the mean field theory for a symmetric binary fluid mixture, addressing interfacial tension, the stress tensor, and the equations of motion (Model H). We then consider the phase separation kinetics of such a mixture.
(4602 views) The Physics of Ocean Waves
by - SurfLibrary.org ,
This text is intended to be a general but comprehensive overview on physical phenomena associated with the marine environment. The author provides his own perspective on this field from his particular experiences and training.
(5328 views) Exploring the Biofluiddynamics of Swimming and Flight
by - Wageningen University ,
Many organisms move through water or air in order to survive and reproduce. It is useful to analyze fluid motion as a collection of vortices: vortices interact with the moving organism, interact with each other, and evolve independently in time.
(4810 views) Hydrodynamics
by - Cambridge University Press ,
Constantly in use since its first publication in 1879, this book is the definitive reference for all fluid dynamicists. Despite the pace of modern research and the advent of high-speed computers, Lamb's work remains a relevant, timeless classic.
(7047 views) Microfluidics
by - Wikibooks ,
Microfluidics is the science of fluid flows at the microscopic scale. This book will deal with the basic physical principles involved in microfluidics. We hope it will provide a background knowledge to consult more specialized books or article.
(4800 views) Statistical Mechanics of Two-dimensional and Geophysical Flows
by - arXiv ,
The theoretical study of the self-organization of two-dimensional and geophysical turbulent flows is addressed based on statistical mechanics methods. This review is a self-contained presentation of classical and recent works on this subject.
(5733 views) Computational Fluid Dynamics: Technologies and Applications
by - InTech ,
This is a state-of-art reference book in the area of computational fluid dynamics for CFD engineers, scientists, applied physicists and post-graduate students. The book also presents new and innovative CFD research and developments.
(12458 views) Using Multiscale Norms to Quantify Mixing and Transport
by - arXiv ,
Mixing is relevant to many areas of science and engineering, including the pharmaceutical and food industries, oceanography, atmospheric sciences, etc. In all these situations one goal is to improve the degree of homogenisation of a substance.
(7561 views) Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
by - University of Notre Dame ,
Lecture notes on intermediate fluid mechanics: Derivation of governing equations of mass, momentum, and energy for a viscous, compressible fluid; general survey of vortex dynamics, potential flow, viscous flow, and compressible flow.
(14315 views) Turbulence for (and by) amateurs
by - arXiv ,
Series of lectures on statistical turbulence written for amateurs but not experts. Elementary aspects and problems of turbulence in two and three dimensional Navier-Stokes equation are introduced. A few properties of scalar turbulence are described.
(7012 views) Surface Waves
by - Springer ,
Since its first publication this article has been an inspirational resource for students and researchers in the various fields of science and engineering. This may be attributed to its encyclopedic scope and to the scholarly efforts of the authors.
(9542 views) Solution of the Cauchy problem for the Navier - Stokes and Euler equations
by - arXiv ,
Solutions of the Navier-Stokes and Euler equations with initial conditions (Cauchy problem) for two and three dimensions are obtained in the convergence series form by the iterative method using the Fourier and Laplace transforms in this paper.
(8591 views) Applied Aerodynamics
by - Longmans, Green ,
The work aims at the extraction of principles of flight from, and the illustration of the use of, detailed information on aeronautics now available from many sources. The subject of aerodynamics is almost wholly based on experiment.
(16341 views) Introduction to Statistical Theory of Fluid Turbulence
by - arXiv ,
Fluid and plasma flows exhibit complex random behaviour, called turbulence. This text is a brief introduction to the statistical theory of fluid turbulence, with emphasis on field-theoretic treatment of renormalized viscosity and energy fluxes.
(9348 views) The Theory of Rotating Fluids
by - Breukelen Press ,
The author's intention was to provide a foundation for the support and promotion of research in rotating fluids. The text concentrates on those topics which the author considers fundamental, of central importance to most the areas of application.
(10618 views) Computational Fluid Dynamics
by - InTech ,
This book is intended to serve as a reference text for advanced scientists and research engineers to solve a variety of fluid flow problems using computational fluid dynamics. Chapters are contributed by the practiced experts in the field.
(14545 views) Water Waves: The Mathematical Theory With Applications
by - Interscience Publishers ,
Offers an integrated account of the mathematical hypothesis of wave motion in liquids with a free surface, subjected to gravitational and other forces. Uses both potential and linear wave equation theories, together with applications.
(10867 views) A Practical Introduction to Numerical Hydrodynamics
by - Leiden University ,
An introduction to the field of numerical hydrodynamics. It will give you some insight in what is involved in such calculations. Numerical hydrodynamics is used in many parts of astrophysics. The applications we consider in this exercise are stellar.
(11820 views) Solution Methods In Computational Fluid Dynamics
by - NASA ,
Implicit finite difference schemes for solving two dimensional and three dimensional Euler and Navier-Stokes equations will be addressed. The methods are demonstrated in fully vectorized codes for a CRAY type architecture.
(10065 views) The Secret of Sailing
by ,
This book presents a mathematical theory of sailing based on a combination of analysis and computation. This new theory is fundamentally different from that envisioned in the classical theories for lift in inviscid flow and for drag in viscous flow.
(10464 views) Atmospheric Convection
by - New Mexico Tech ,
A graduate course in the physics of atmospheric convection: Governing equations of fluid dynamics; Convection and turbulence; Thermodynamics of moist convection; Simple models of convection; Microphysics of convection; Convection and the environment.
(11791 views) The Secret of Flight
by ,
A theory of subsonic flight based on a combination of analysis and computation. We uncover a mechanism for the generation of substantial lift at the expense of small drag of a wing, which is fundamentally different from the classical theories.
(24343 views) Computational Turbulent Incompressible Flow
by - Springer ,
In this book we address mathematical modeling of turbulent fluid flow, and its many mysteries that have haunted scientist over the centuries. We approach these mysteries using a synthesis of computational and analytical mathematics.
(10315 views) Computational Fluid Dynamics
by - BookBoon ,
This book provides the basics of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) appropriate to modern day undergraduate study. The aim is to bridge the gap between books focusing on detailed theoretical analysis and commercial software user's guides.
(22730 views) Why the Boundary of a Round Drop Becomes a Curve of Order Four
by - American Mathematical Society ,
This book concerns the problem of evolution of a round oil spot surrounded by water when oil is extracted from a well inside the spot. It turns out that the boundary of the spot remains an algebraic curve of degree four in the course of evolution.
(13703 views) Fundamentals of Multiphase Flow
by - Cambridge University Press ,
The book for graduate students and researchers at the cutting edge of investigations into the fundamental nature of multiphase flows. It is intended as a reference book for the basic methods used in the treatment of multiphase flows.
(13571 views) Fundamentals of Compressible Fluid Mechanics
by ,
This book describes the fundamentals of compressible flow phenomena for engineers and others. It can be used as a reference book for people who have some knowledge of the basics of fundamental fluid mechanics, calculus, and physics.
(13979 views) Basics of Fluid Mechanics
by ,
Introductory textbook for the fluid mechanics in undergraduate classes for engineering/science students. It can be used as a reference book for people who have at least some basics knowledge of science areas such as calculus, physics, etc.
(26245 views) Topics in dynamics I: Flows
by - Princeton University Press ,
Lecture notes for a course on differential equations covering differential calculus, Picard's method, local structure of vector fields, sums and Lie products, self-adjoint operators on Hilbert space, commutative multiplicity theory, and more.
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