Advances in Applied Mechanics

Series Editor:

  • Erik van der Giessen, Department of Applied Physics, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Hassan Aref, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
  • Theodore Wu, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

Mechanics is defined as a branch of physics that focuses on motion andthe reaction of physical systems to internal and external forces. 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.
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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: September 2001
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-002038-6

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