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Published: 29 January 2015

536 Pages | 316 b/w illustrations, 16pp colour plates


ISBN: 9780198702450

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Physical Hydrodynamics

Second Edition

Etienne Guyon, Jean-Pierre Hulin, Luc Petit, and Catalin D. Mitescu

  • Deeply enriched edition of a classical textbook on fluid dynamics
  • Links macroscopic and microscopic transport phenomena
  • Experiments on fluids are presented in detail
  • Simple presentation of mechanisms of flow processes and instabilities
  • Richly illustrated, including colour images
  • Includes exercises at chapter ends and solutions at the end of the book

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters on quasi parallel flows and on turbulence
  • Representative examples from other experimental sciences: materials, environmental, life, and earth sciences, as well as the engineering sciences
  • Illustrations have been completely revisited and widely improved, with an inset of colour photographs
  • Exercises have been added at the end of a number of chapters

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