Advances in Applied Mechanics, 32

  • John Hutchinson, Harvard University
    • Theodore Wu, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

    Audience

    Mechanical, chemical, aeronautical, and civil engineers; applied mathematicians; applied physicists who work in the area of fluid dynamics; graduate students in these areas.

 

Book information

  • Published: April 1996
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-002032-4

Reviews

"Authoritative state of the art reviews written by outstanding contributors on the most recent advances in the applied mechanics field."
--JOURNAL OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE


"Reading through this latest collection of essays on topics in applied mechanics, one is made to realize once again what a remarkably sound idea the publication of this series of volumes has been."
--NATURE
"This is another in the long line of excellent volumes containing reviews or surveys of active research areas in applied mechanics."
--APPLIED MECHANICS REVIEWS



Table of Contents

H.-C. Chang and E.A. Demekhin, Solitary Wave Formation and Dynamics on Falling Films. N.E. Huang, S.R. Long, and Z. Shen, The Mechanism for Frequency Downshift in Nonlinear Wave Evolution. J.Z. Wu and J.M. Wu,Vorticity Dynamics on Boundaries. C.C. Mei, J.-L. Auriault, and C.-o. Ng, Some Applications of the Homogenization Theory. Chapter References. Author Index. Subject Index.