Category Archives: Fluid Dynamics

Finite Element Methods and Their Applications (Scientific Computation)

Introduce every concept in the simplest setting and to maintain a level of treatment that is as rigorous as possible without being unnecessarily abstract. Contains unique recent developments of various finite elements such as nonconforming, mixed, discontinuous, characteristic, and adaptive … Continue reading

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Controllability of Partial Differential Equations Governed by Multiplicative Controls (Lecture Notes in Mathematics)

The goal of this monograph is to address the issue of the global controllability of partial differential equations in the context of multiplicative (or bilinear) controls, which enter the model equations as coefficients. The mathematical models we examine include the … Continue reading

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Functional Approach to Nonlinear Models of Water Flow in Soils (Mathematical Modelling: Theory and Applications)

This work of applied mathematics focuses on the functional study of the nonlinear boundary value problems relating to water flow in porous media, a topic which has not up to now been explored in book form. The author shows that … Continue reading

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Advanced Magnetohydrodynamics: With Applications to Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas

Following on from the companion volume Principles of Magnetohydrodynamics, this textbook analyzes the applications of plasma physics to thermonuclear fusion and plasma astrophysics from the single viewpoint of MHD. This approach turns out to be ever more powerful when applied … Continue reading

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Turbulence Structure and Vortex Dynamics

The articles in this volume, derived from a symposium held at the Newton Institute in Cambridge, examine a number of key questions that have engaged turbulence researchers for many years. Most involve mathematical analysis, but some describe numerical simulations and … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Computational Fluid Dynamics (Scientific Computation)

The chosen semi-discrete approach of a reduction procedure of partial differential equations to ordinary differential equations and finally to difference equations gives the book its distinctiveness and provides a sound basis for a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts in … Continue reading

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Progress in Computational Flow-Structure Interaction: Results of the Project UNSI, supported by the European Union 1998-2000 (Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design)

This volume contains results gained from the EU-funded 4th Framework project, UNSI (Unsteady Viscous Flows in the Context of Fluid-Structure Interaction). Fifteen European organizations (industrial firms, research labs, and universities) have collaborated on the topic of non-linear, static and dynamic … Continue reading

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Stability and Wave Motion in Porous Media (Applied Mathematical Sciences)

This book describes several tractable theories for fluid flow in porous media. The important mathematical quations about structural stability and spatial decay are address. Thermal convection and stability of other flows in porous media are covered. A chapter is devoted … Continue reading

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Statistical Physics of Fluids: Basic Concepts and Applications (Theoretical and Mathematical Physics)

The focus is on the main physical ideas and mathematical methods of the microscopic theory of fluids, starting with the basic principles of statistical mechanics. The detailed derivation of results is accompanied by explanation of their physical meaning. The same … Continue reading

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Time-Resolved Spectroscopy in Complex Liquids: An Experimental Perspective

Time-Resolved Spectroscopy in Complex Liquidsis intended to introduce the experimental researchers to state-of-the-art techniques in the study of the dynamics of complex liquids. The contributors concentrate on time-resolved optical spectroscopy, which recently produced many relevant results and new information about … Continue reading

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