Fluid Mechanics for Industrial Safety and Environmental ProtectionBy
- T.K. Fannelöp, Institute of Fluid Dynamics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland
Industrial Safety Series
Published: May 1994
...provides a readable and comprehensive discussion of its important subject. The book is highly recommended for individuals as well as libraries.
Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Physik
- 1. The role of fluid mechanics in safety and environmental protection. 2. Properties and phenomena characterizing nonhomogeneous flows. 3. Steady and quasi-steady outflow due to gravity. 4. Unsteady outflow driven by gravity. 5. Outflow from pressurized containers and pipelines. 6. Liquid spills on the ground - spreading and evaporation. 7. Liquid spills on water - the problem of oil pollution. 8. Unsteady diffusion from a finite volume. 9. Passive dispersion from steady sources in a turbulent environment. 10. Steady and unsteady buoyant releases in the atmosphere. 11. Jets and plumes in crossflow. 12. Gravity-driven flows with large changes in buoyancy. 13. Heavy-gas dispersion in the laboratory and in the atmosphere. 14. The effects of plume-surface interactions. 15. Fire, combustion processes and combustion waves. 16. Explosions and pressure waves. 17. Theoretical solutions for strong explosions. 18. Damage criteria and damage assessment. Author index. Subject index.