Gas Dynamics

An Introduction with Examples from Astrophysics and Geophysics
1st ed. 2016. Buch. xii, 391 S.: 47 s/w-Abbildungen, 36 Farbabbildungen, Bibliographien. Hardcover
Atlantis Press ISBN 9789462391949
Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm
Gewicht: 765 g
In englischer Sprache
This book lays the foundations of gas- and fluid dynamics.The basic equations are developed from first principles, building on the (assumed) knowledge of Classical Mechanics. This leads to the discussion of the mathematical properties of flows, conservation laws, perturbation analysis, waves and shocks.
Most of the discussion centers on ideal (frictionless) fluids and gases. Viscous flows are discussed when considering flows around obstacles and shocks.

Many of the examples used to illustrate various processes come from astrophysics and geophysical phenomena.
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Developes the theory of fluid- and gas dynamics from scratch, making the book self-containedOver 80 illustrations A balanced mix of theory and applications Mathematical methods are explained fully as they are needed Mathematical Appendix