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Perspectives in Fluid Dynamics: A Collective Introduction to Current Research

edited by G. K. Batchelor, H. K. Moffatt, M. G. Worster
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0521780616
Contents
  • 1 Interfacial Fluid Dynamics / Stephen H. Davis
  • 2 Interfacial regions 4
  • 3 Thin films 8
  • 4 Contact lines 31
  • 5 Singularities, corners and cusps 42
  • 2 Viscous Fingering as an Archetype for Growth Patterns / Yves Couder
  • 2 Basis of Saffman--Taylor viscous fingering instability 58
  • 3 Basis of the instability of other physical systems 65
  • 4 Existence of stable curved fronts 69
  • 5 Fractal structures 84
  • 6 Directional growth 93
  • 3 Blood Flow in Arteries and Veins / T. J. Pedley
  • 2 Pulse propagation 108
  • 3 Flow in veins and other collapsible tubes 119
  • 4 Arterial wall shear stress and flow separation 137
  • 4 Open Shear Flow Instabilities / Patrick Huerre
  • 2 Open shear flows: amplifiers versus oscillators 161
  • 3 Absolute/convective instabilities in parallel flows 167
  • 4 Global instability analyses 197
  • 5 Absolute/convective and local/global instabilities in nonlinear systems 212
  • 5 Turbulence / Javier Jimenez
  • 2 Small scales and the energy cascade 233
  • 3 Inhomogeneity and anisotropy 245
  • 4 Intermittency 249
  • 5 Free-shear flows 255
  • 6 Wall-bounded flows 265
  • 7 Computing turbulence 276
  • 6 Convection in the Environment / P. F. Linden
  • 2 Rayleigh--Benard convection 294
  • 3 Plumes and thermals 303
  • 4 Double-diffusive convection 321
  • 5 Katabatic flows and gravity currents 335
  • 6 Effects of rotation 337
  • 7 Reflections on Magnetohydrodynamics / H. K. Moffatt
  • 2 Fundamental principles 349
  • 3 Lorentz force and the equation of motion 354
  • 4 Electromagnetic shaping and stirring 356
  • 5 Dynamo theory 367
  • 6 Relaxation to magnetostatic equilibrium 379
  • 8 Solidification of Fluids / M. G. Worster
  • 2 Some fundamentals of solidification 394
  • 3 Convective heat transfer 401
  • 4 Binary alloys 407
  • 5 Morphological instability and flow 413
  • 6 Mushy layers 419
  • 7 Solidification and convection in mushy layers 429
  • 9 Geological Fluid Mechanics / Herbert E. Huppert
  • 1 Earth 447
  • 2 Fluid processes in magma chambers 452
  • 3 Propagation of magma through the crust 466
  • 4 Fluid mechanics and thermodynamics of volcanic eruption columns 477
  • 5 Gravity currents: pyroclastic flows, turbidity currents, lava domes 484
  • 6 Extra topics 495
  • 10 Dynamic Ocean / Chris Garrett
  • 2 Ocean circulation 509
  • 3 Parameterization of small-scale processes 521
  • 4 Inference 527
  • 5 Measurements 531
  • 6 Processes 537
  • 7 Other problems 551
  • 11 On Global-Scale Atmospheric Circulations / Michael E. Mcintyre
  • 2 Some fundamentals, including anti-friction 561
  • 3 Wave propagation and gyroscopic pumping 564
  • 4 Wave-induced momentum transport: experiment and theory 566
  • 5 Wave breaking, wave filtering, and critical layers 570
  • 6 General definition of wave breaking 575
  • 7 Plumb--McEwan experiment and the refrigeration effect 577
  • 8 Historical note: the Michelson--Morley principle 578
  • 9 Material invariants and stratification surfaces 580
  • 10 Stable stratification and balanced flow 586
  • 11 Oscillations about balance: inertia--gravity wave dynamics 590
  • 12 Balanced oscillations: PV inversion and Rossby wave dynamics 599
  • 13 Rossby waves and anti-friction 606
  • 14 Global-mean circulation of the middle atmosphere 613
  • 15 Response to gyroscopic pumping 618
  • 16 Postlude: the oceans, the troposphere, and climate feedback 619.
Description
xii, 631 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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