Advances in Applied Mechanics

Advances in Applied Mechanics

1st Edition - June 25, 2003

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  • Editors: Erik van der Giessen, Hassan Aref
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780120020393

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The major developments in the field of fluid and solid mechanics are scattered throughout an array of scientific journals, making it often difficult to find what the real advances are, especially for a researcher new to the field. The Advances in Applied Mechanics book series draws together the recent significant advances in various topics in applied mechanics. Published since 1948, Advances in Applied Mechanics aims to provide authoritative review articles on topics in the mechanical sciences, primarily of interest to scientists and engineers working in the various branches of mechanics, but also of interest to the many who use the results of investigation in mechanics and various application areas. Advances in Applied Mechanics continues to be a publication of high impact. Review articles are provided by leading scientists in the field on an invitation only basis. Many of the articles published have become classics within their fields. Volume 39 in the Mechanics series contains articles on vortex dynamics, the numerical simulation of two-phase flows, environmental problems in China, and piezoelectrics.


Scientists and engineers working in mechanics; university librarians.

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  • No. of pages: 338
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2003
  • Published: June 25, 2003
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780120020393

About the Series Volume Editors

Erik van der Giessen

Erik van der Giessen works in the Department of Applied Physics at University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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

Hassan Aref

Hassan Aref works in the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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