Basics of Fluid Mechanics
by Genick Bar-Meir
Number of pages: 189
This book, Basics of Fluid Mechanics, describes the fundamentals of fluid mechanics phenomena for engineers and others. This book is designed to replace all introductory textbook(s) or instructor’s notes for the fluid mechanics in undergraduate classes for engineering/science students but also for technical peoples. It is hoped that the book could be used as a reference book for people who have at least some basics knowledge of science areas such as calculus, physics, etc.
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by Simon J.A. Malham - Heriot-Watt University
Contents: Introduction; Fluid flow; Trajectories and streamlines; Conservation of mass; Balance of momentum; Transport theorem; Simple example flows; Kelvin's circulation theorem; Bernoulli's Theorem; Irrotational/potential flow; etc.
by David Lentink - Wageningen University
Many organisms move through water or air in order to survive and reproduce. It is useful to analyze fluid motion as a collection of vortices: vortices interact with the moving organism, interact with each other, and evolve independently in time.
by A. Tsionskiy, M. Tsionskiy - arXiv
Solutions of the Navier-Stokes and Euler equations with initial conditions (Cauchy problem) for two and three dimensions are obtained in the convergence series form by the iterative method using the Fourier and Laplace transforms in this paper.
by Johan Hoffman, Johan Jansson, Claes Johnson
This book presents a mathematical theory of sailing based on a combination of analysis and computation. This new theory is fundamentally different from that envisioned in the classical theories for lift in inviscid flow and for drag in viscous flow.