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Fluid Mechanics

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ISBN-10: 0123821002

ISBN-13: 9780123821003

Edition: 5th 2012

Authors: Pijush K. Kundu, Ira M. Cohen, David R. Dowling

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List price: $119.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/17/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 920
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

While in college, David R. Dowling held summer positions at Hughes Aircraft Co. and the Los Angeles Air Force Station. He completed his doctorate in 1988 at Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology and moved north to Seattle to accomodate his wife's career in medicine. While there, he worked for a year in the laser technology group at Boeing Aerospace, and then for almost three years as a post-doc at the Applied Physics Laboratory of the University of Washington. In 1992, he accepted a faculty position at the University of Michigan. Prof. Dowling is currently conducting research in acoustics and fluid mechanics. He is a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and a member of the American Physical Society. He is a US citizen. Positions at the University of Michigan : Professor, Sept 2005 to Present Associate Professor, Sept 1999 thru August 2005 Assistant Professor, Sept 1992 thru August 1999 Visiting Assistant Professor, July 1992 thru August 1

Introduction
Cartesian Tensors and Tensor Notation
Kinematics
Conservation Laws
Vorticity Dynamics
Ideal Flow
Gravity Waves
Laminar Flow
Boundary Layers and Related Topics
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Instability
Turbulence
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Aerodynamics
Compressible Flow
Introduction to Biofluid Mechanics
Nomenclature
Conversion Factors, Constants, Fluid Properties
Mathematical Tools and Resources
Founders of Modern Fluid Dynamics
Visual Resources
Index