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Fluid-Structure Interactions

Slender Structures and Axial Flow

This volume emphasizes the fundamentals and mechanisms giving rise to flow-induced vibration of use to researchers, designers, and operators. Fluid–Structure Interactions provides useful problem-solving tools, and conveys the ideas in a physically comprehensible manner. The book includes a complete bibliography of important work in the field.

Graduates, researchers, and practitioners in fluid structure interaction, flow induced vibrations, dynamics, and vibrations.

Hardbound, 572 Pages

Published: October 1998

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-544360-9


  • "[a] very fine book... Not only is the scientific-technical content of high callibre, also the style of reporting is commendable, sometimes being outright funny and/or bordering on the artistic!" - Professor Moe, Visiting Professor, Texas A&M, USA.


  • Preface. Introduction. Concepts, Definitions and Methods. Pipes Conveying Fluid: Linear Dynamics I. Pipes Conveying Fluid: Linear Dynamics II. Nonlinear and Chaotic Dynamics. Curved Pipes Conveying Fluid. First-Principles Derivation of Equation of Motion. Analytical Evaluation of h2r, c2, and d3r. Destabilization by Damping. Experimental Methods for Elastomer Pipes. Timoshenko Equations and Associated Analysis. Basics of Nonlinear Dynamics. Newtonian Derivation of Nonlinear Equations. Nonlinear Analysis of a Pipe Conveying Fluid. Fractal Dimension. Derivations for Equations in Chapter 6. Matrices for an Extensible Curved Pipe. Subject Index.


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