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The physics of fluid turbulence.

by W. D. McComb

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1990. First published in paperback with corrections 1991.

SeriesOxford engineering science series -- 25
The Physical Object
Pagination572p. :
Number of Pages572
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16432254M
ISBN 10019856256X

A. Tsinober Source: Journal of Fluid Mechanics ‘The title reveals a great advantage of this book: It is not a book on fluid dynamics with a chapter or so on turbulence; it is instead a modern, physics-oriented discussion of a difficult subject about which surprisingly little can be said to be known with confidence. .   There's also the book of r "Turbulence" which is very interesting and try to grasp the whole physics of turbulence. J , Re: Books on Turbulence or Turbulent Flow I wish there is a book about turbulence like Anderson' Aerodynamics, Toro's Riemann Solver or Patankar's SIMPLE method. Books on Turbulence or.

In this book, the fundamental ideas of fluid mechanics are presented from a physics perspective. Using examples taken from everyday life, from hydraulic jumps in a kitchen sink to Kelvin–Helmholtz instabilities in clouds, the book provides readers with a better understanding of the world around by: Physics of Fluids is a preeminent journal devoted to publishing original theoretical, computational, and experimental contributions to the understanding of the dynamics of gases, liquids, and complex or multiphase fluids.

S.N. Fisher, G.R. Pickett, in Progress in Low Temperature Physics, Abstract. Turbulence is a very complex motion of a fluid which occurs at sufficiently high flow rates in a wide range of physical systems and has far-reaching technological implications. Although the underlying equations of fluid dynamics are well known, a comprehensive theoretical description of turbulence is a major. "If ever a field needed a definitive book, it is the study of turbulence; if ever a book on turbulence could be called definitive, it is this book." — Science Written by two of Russia's most eminent and productive scientists in turbulence, oceanography, and atmospheric physics, this two-volume survey is renowned for its clarity as well as its comprehensive treatment.


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Common examples are wind and water swirling around obstructions, or fast flow (Reynolds number greater than 2,) of anyvortices, and a reduction in drag are characteristics of turbulence.

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The present, comprehensive treatment of the physics of fluid turbulence discusses the semiempirical viewpoint for these phenomena, as well as the fundamental approach represented by the Navier-Stokes equations in solenoidal form and the Fourier analysis of turbulent velocity fields.

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This book provides an in-depth look at fluid turbulence: the archetypal non-linear, non-equilibrium problem of statistical physics which has witnessed significant progress in recent years, facilitated by advances in laser anemometry, computer technology, and theoretical methods from quantum physics.

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This is the 4th edition of a book originally published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. It is an exhaustive monograph on turbulence in fluids in its theoretical and applied aspects, with many advanced developments using mathematical spectral methods (two-point closures like the EDQNM theory), direct-numerical simulations, and large-eddy simulations.

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