Theory of Fluids


Marian Apostol, PhD – Professor, Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Magurele, Romania

Series: Physics Research and Technology
BISAC: SCI085000; SCI055000; SCI040000

The book includes the basics of the Theory of Fluids, with emphasis on the physical aspects.   Special topics of both practical and methodological interest are included. Particular attention is given to the fundamental concepts of the theory of fluids. A balance is pursued between the practical, engineering issues and mathematical techniques, insisting on the physical basis of the concepts and the most direct mathematical methods.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Ideal Fluids

Chapter 3. Viscous Fluids

Chapter 4. Turbulence. Boundary Layer

Chapter5. Navier-Stokes and Turbulence

Chapter 6. Sound

Chapter 7. Thermal Conduction

Chapter 8. Diffusion

Chapter 9. Surface Phenomena

Chapter 10. Surface Waves

Chapter 11. Explosion Waves

Chapter 12. Superfluidity

Chapter 13. Appendix


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