Fluid Mechanics of the Atmosphere - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121370404, 9780080917115

Fluid Mechanics of the Atmosphere, Volume 47

1st Edition

Authors: Robert Brown
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121370404
eBook ISBN: 9780080917115
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 5th February 1991
Page Count: 512
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Table of Contents

Fundamentals: Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics. Flow Parameters. Methods of Analysis. Tensors and Relative Motion. The Governing Equations for Fluid Flow: Conservation of Mass--Continuity. Momentum Dynamics. Conservation of Energy. Vorticity. Potential Flow. Perturbation Equations. Boundary Layers. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.


Description

Fundamentals: Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics. Flow Parameters. Methods of Analysis. Tensors and Relative Motion. The Governing Equations for Fluid Flow: Conservation of Mass--Continuity. Momentum Dynamics. Conservation of Energy. Vorticity. Potential Flow. Perturbation Equations. Boundary Layers. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Stresses vorticity, principles of scaling, and turbulence

  • Extensively illustrated
  • Includes end-of-chapter summaries and problem sets
  • Classroom tested for five years

Readership

Students in atmospheric sciences, meteorology, atmosphere physics, geophysics, and applied mathematics.


Details

No. of pages:
512
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080917115
Hardcover ISBN:
9780121370404

About the Authors

Robert Brown Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Washington