Advances in Applied Mechanics

Edited by

  • Erik van der Giessen, Department of Applied Physics, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Theodore Wu, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

This highly acclaimed series provides survey articles on the present state and future direction of research in important branches of applied solid and fluid mechanics.Mechanics is defined as a branch of physics that focuses on motion and on the reaction of physical systems to internal and external forces.
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Audience

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

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2000
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-002037-9

Reviews

"Authoritative 'state of the art' reviews written by outstanding contributors on the most recent advances in the applied mechanics field."
Praise for the Series, --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