Fluid-Structure Interactions: Volume 2

Fluid-Structure Interactions: Volume 2

Slender Structures and Axial Flow

2nd Edition - January 8, 2016

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  • Author: Michael Paidoussis
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123973344
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123973337

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The second of two volumes concentrating on the dynamics of slender bodies within or containing axial flow, Volume 2 covers fluid-structure interactions relating to shells, cylinders and plates containing or immersed in axial flow, as well as slender structures subjected to annular and leakage flows. This volume has been thoroughly updated to reference the latest developments in the field, with a continued emphasis on the understanding of dynamical behaviour and analytical methods needed to provide long-term solutions and validate the latest computational methods and codes, with increased coverage of computational techniques and numerical methods, particularly for the solution of non-linear three-dimensional problems.

Key Features

  • Provides an in-depth review of an extensive range of fluid-structure interaction topics, with detailed real-world examples and thorough referencing throughout for additional detail
  • Organized by structure and problem type, allowing you to dip into the sections that are relevant to the particular problem you are facing, with numerous appendices containing the equations relevant to specific problems
  • Supports development of long-term solutions by focusing on the fundamentals and mechanisms needed to understand underlying causes and operating conditions under which apparent solutions might not prove effective


Engineers, researchers and graduate students across industries including mechanical, civil, aerospace, material, marine and offshore engineering involved in the analysis, maintenance and design of flexible structures that interact with internal and/or external fluid flow; Specialists in the fields of fluid-structure interaction, flow-induced vibration, dynamics and vibration.

Table of Contents

    • Preface to the First Edition
    • Preface to the Second Edition
    • Chapter 1: Cylindrical Shells Containing or Immersed in Flow: Advanced Topics and Applications
      • Abstract
      • 1.1 Introductory Comments
      • 1.2 Coaxial Shells
      • 1.3 Swirling Flow and Rotofluidelasticity
      • 1.4 Turbulence-Induced Vibration
      • 1.5 Collapsible Tubes/Pliable Shells
      • 1.6 Other Applications
    • Chapter 2: Cylinders in Axial Flow I
      • Abstract
      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Linear Equations of Motion
      • 2.3 Linear Dynamics
      • 2.4 Small-Amplitude Flow-Induced Vibration
      • 2.5 Tapered Cylinders in Axial Flow
      • 2.6 Concurrent Internal and External Flow
      • 2.7 Parametric Resonances
      • 2.8 Complex Support Conditions
    • Chapter 3: Cylinders in Axial Flow II
      • Abstract
      • 3.1 Introductory Comments
      • 3.2 Nonlinear Equations of Motion
      • 3.3 Nonlinear Dynamics
      • 3.4 Articulated and Pendular Systems
      • 3.5 Practical Applications
    • Chapter 4: Towed and Self-Propelled Cylinders
      • Abstract
      • 4.1 General Introduction
      • 4.2 Dynamics of Towed Systems
      • 4.3 Self-Propelled/Articulated Cylinders
      • 4.4 Locomotion of Slender Fish
      • 4.5 Undulatory Propulsion and Self-Excited Oscillations
      • 4.6 Concluding Remarks
    • Chapter 5: Clustered Cylinders in Axial Flow
      • Abstract
      • 5.1 Introduction
      • 5.2 Hydrodynamic Coupling
      • 5.3 Dynamics of Clustered Cylinders in Flow
      • 5.4 Flow-Induced Vibrations
      • 5.5 Strings of Clusters
      • 5.6 Summary and Conclusion
    • Chapter 6: Plates in Axial Flow
      • Abstract
      • 6.1 Introduction
      • 6.2 Infinite Plate in Incompressible Fluid Flow
      • 6.3 Plates of Finite Length in Incompressible Flow
      • 6.4 The Effect of Dissipation on Stability
      • 6.5 Absolute and Convective Instabilities
      • 6.6 Plate Channels Conveying Fluid
      • 6.7 Parallel-Plate Assemblies
      • 6.8 Cantilevered Plates in Flow I
      • 6.9 Nonlinear Dynamics
      • 6.10 Cantilevered Plates in Flow II
      • 6.11 Coupled Plates and Flags in Axial Flow
      • 6.12 Travelling Web, Sheets, and Tapes
      • 6.13 Energy Harvesting
      • 6.14 Flapping Plate/Foil Propulsion
      • 6.15 Concluding Remarks
    • Chapter 7: Annular- and Leakage-Flow-Induced Instabilities
      • Abstract
      • 7.1 Introduction
      • 7.2 Major Engineering Problem Cases
      • 7.3 Vibrations in Narrow Annuli
      • 7.4 One-Dimensional Leakage Flows
      • 7.5 Cylinders in Annular Flows
      • 7.6 Flexible Cylinders in Annular Flow
      • 7.7 Numerical Methods: Prescribed Motions
      • 7.8 Numerical Methods: Dynamics
      • 7.9 Miscellaneous Applications
    • Epilogue
    • Appendix A: Coaxial Shells: Some Details
      • A.1 Generalized Forces; Inviscid Incompressible Flows
      • A.2 Numerical Evaluation of the Generalized Inviscid Forces
      • A.3 The Mean Annular Viscous Pressure Field
      • A.4 Model for Cantilevered Shell With Annular Flow
      • A.5 Velocity Profile and Viscosity in Annular Flow
      • A.6 Solution of Navier–Stokes Equations
    • Appendix B: Effect of Viscosity in Rotofluid Elasticity
    • Appendix C: Flutter of Collapsible Tubes Conveying Fluid
      • C.1 Bibliography
      • C.2 Analytical Models
    • Appendix D: Viscous Force Coefficients for Cylinders in Axial Flow
      • D.1 The Longitudinal Viscous Coefficient cT
      • D.2 The Normal Viscous Coefficient cN
      • D.3 The Zero-Flow Normal Coefficient c
      • D.4 The Base Drag Coefficient cb
    • Appendix E: Response to Arbitrary Force Field of a Cylinder in Axial Flow
    • Appendix F: The Nonlinear Equations of Motion of a Cylinder in Axial Flow
    • Appendix G: The Equations of Motion of Articulated Cylinders in Axial Flow
      • G.1 Self-Propelled System
      • G.2 Towed Neutrally Buoyant System
      • G.3 System with a Gripped Nose
      • G.4 Train System
    • Appendix H: Added Mass Matrix by FEM
    • Appendix I: The Viscous Coupling Matrix
    • Appendix J: Flexibly Interconnected Cylinders in Axial Flow
      • J.1 Flexibly Interconnected Cylinders in Vacuum
      • J.2 Flexibly Interconnected Cylinders in Flow
      • J.3 Concluding Remarks
    • Appendix K: Flow-Induced Vibration of Clusters: Turbulence Excitation and Cylinder Response
      • K.1 The Excitation Field and Cylinder Vibration
      • K.2 More Elaborate Models and Practical Considerations
    • Appendix L: Some Details for 1-D Leakage Flow Analyses
    • References†§
    • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 942
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2016
  • Published: January 8, 2016
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123973344
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123973337

About the Author

Michael Paidoussis

Michael Païdoussis is the Thomas Workman Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University and a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Mechanics (AAM). He is the Founding Editor of the Journal of Fluids and Structures, as of 1986. He has won the ASME Fluids Engineering Award in 1999 and the CANCAM prize in 1995. His principal research interests are in fluid-structure interactions, flow-induced vibrations, aero- and hydroelasticity, dynamics, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, all areas in which he is recognized as a leading expert.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Canada, Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Academy of Mechanics (AAM)

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