Description

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.

Readership

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

Details

No. of pages:
378
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080526607
Print ISBN:
9780120020379
Print ISBN:
9780123884916

About the serial-volume-editors

Erik van der Giessen

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Applied Physics, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Theodore Wu

Affiliations and Expertise

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

Reviews

@from:Praise for the Series @qu:"Authoritative 'state of the art' reviews written by outstanding contributors on the most recent advances in the applied mechanics field." @source:--JOURNAL OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE @qu:"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." @source:--NATURE @qu:"This is another in the long line of excellent volumes containing reviews or surveys of active research areas in applied mechanics." @source:--APPLIED MECHANICS REVIEWS