Fundamentals of Incompressible Fluid Flow

This highly informative and carefully presented book offers a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of incompressible fluid flow. The textbook focuses on foundational topics to more complex subjects such as the derivation of Navier-Stokes equations, perturbation solutions, inviscid outer and in...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Babu, V.
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Compressibility of Fluids
  • Compressible and Incompressible Flows
  • Laminar and turbulent flows
  • Basic Concepts in Incompressible Flows
  • Eulerian and Lagrangian formulations
  • The Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations
  • Forces acting on a fluid element and the stress tensor
  • Straining of a fluid element and the strain rate tensor
  • Solutions to the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations
  • Boundary conditions
  • Potential Flows
  • Laminar Boundary Layer Theory
  • Analytical Solutions to the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations
  • Turbulent Flows
  • Turbulent Internal Flows
  • Turbulent External Flows
  • Drag reduction in external flows