Advances in Applied Mechanics, Volume 38

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Erik van der Giessen Hassan Aref Theodore Wu
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120020386
eBook ISBN: 9780080526614
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th September 2001
Page Count: 372
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Mechanics is defined as a branch of physics that focuses on motion and the 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.


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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About the Serial Editors

Erik van der Giessen Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Hassan Aref Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Theodore Wu Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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