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Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Theoretical Fluid Dynamics

Authors: Feldmeier, Achim

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  • A full-range fluid dynamics course with in-depth derivations of both elementary and advanced results
  • Introduces mathematical techniques ("calculus") used in analyzing fluid flows
  • Numerous step-by-step calculations of results so far contained mostly in the research literature
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This textbook gives an introduction to fluid dynamics based on flows for which analytical solutions exist, like individual vortices, vortex streets, vortex sheets, accretions disks, wakes, jets, cavities, shallow water waves, bores, tides, linear and non-linear free-surface waves, capillary waves, internal gravity waves and shocks.

Advanced mathematical techniques ("calculus") are introduced and applied to obtain these solutions, mostly from complex function theory (Schwarz-Christoffel theorem and Wiener-Hopf technique), exterior calculus, singularity theory, asymptotic analysis, the theory of linear and nonlinear integral equations and the theory of characteristics.

Many of the derivations, so far contained only in research journals, are made available here to a wider public.

About the authors

Achim Feldmeier is an astrophysicist and obtained his PhD in astronomy from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in München in 1994. He was postdoc at the University of Kentucky in Lexington and at Imperial College in London.

Since 2000 he works at the Universität Potsdam, where he is apl professor since 2006. He gave numerous courses in hydrodynamics and his research work is on flow properties of stellar winds.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theoretical Fluid Dynamics
Authors
Series Title
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-31022-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-31022-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-31021-9
Series ISSN
1864-5879
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 569
Number of Illustrations
476 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
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