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.
Mechanical, chemical, aeronautical, and civil engineers; applied mathematicians; applied physicists in the area of fluid dynamics; graduate students in these areas.
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- © Academic Press 2001
- 19th October 2000
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Department of Applied Physics, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.