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Waves in Fluids

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  • Date Published: December 2001
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521010450

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  • James Lighthill provides readers with a thorough analysis of sound waves, shock waves, waterwaves of all kinds, and the so called internal waves (inside atmospheres and oceans) due to intensity stratification. He emphasizes the most useful fundamental ideas of wave science, including the principles of how waves interact with flows. This work on one of the great subdivisions of fluid dynamics will be invaluable to engineers, physicists, geophysicists, applied mathematicians, and researchers concerned with wave motions or fluid flows.

    • Classic text on fluid mechanics
    • Competetively priced edition
    • Wide range of applications for engineers
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    • Date Published: December 2001
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521010450
    • length: 524 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.76kg
    • contains: 111 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Prologue
    1. Sound waves
    2. One-dimensional waves in fluids
    3. Water waves
    4. Internal waves
    Epilogue
    Bibliography
    Notation list
    Author index
    Subject index.

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    James Lighthill, University of Cambridge

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