Rotating Fluids in Engineering and Science

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Courier Corporation, 2001 - Science - 429 pages
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Invaluable for engineers and scientists whose projects require a knowledge of the theory. Part I reviews basic fluid mechanics. Part II introduces concepts, theories, and equations specific to rotating fluids, and Part III presents numerous practical applications of the theory, in fields ranging from centrifuges to aerodynamics. "Highly recommended." — Choice.
  

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Contents

Mass and Momentum Conservation
23
Potential Inviscid Flow
43
Boundary Layers and Turbulence
57
Wave Theory
77
Rotating Coordinate Systems
99
Coriolis Phenomena
113
Rotation Vorticity and Circulation
127
Vorticity as the Variable
145
Wings Lift and Drag
265
Turbomachinery
279
Liquids in Precessing Spacecraft
305
The Earth Sun and Moon
319
Atmospheric Circulation
333
Oceanic Circulation
349
Intense Atmospheric Vortices
365
Appendices
379

Vortex Dynamics
159
Secondary Flows
183
Circular Pathline Flows
201
Rotation and Inertial Waves
215
Pipes Channels and Rivers
235
Rotors and Centrifuges
251
B Stream Functions and Velocity Potentials
385
Fluid Properties
393
References
401
Index
415
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