The Scientific Papers of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor
Volume 2. Meteorology, Oceanography and Turbulent Flow
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 Editor: G. K. Batchelor
 Date Published: January 2012
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Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor (1886–1975) was a physicist, mathematician and expert on fluid dynamics and wave theory. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest physical scientists of the twentieth century. Across these four volumes, published between the years 1958 and 1971, Batchelor has collected together almost 200 of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor's papers. The papers of the first three volumes are grouped approximately by subject, with Volume IV collating a number of miscellaneous papers on the mechanics of fluids. Together, these volumes allow a thorough exploration of the breadth and diversity of Sir Taylor's interests within the field of fluid dynamics. At the end of Volume IV, Batchelor provides the reader with both a chronological list of the papers presented across all four volumes, and a list of Sir Geoffrey Taylor's other published articles, completing this truly invaluable research and reference work.
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 Date Published: January 2012
 format: Paperback
 isbn: 9780521159036
 length: 530 pages
 dimensions: 244 x 27 x 170 mm
 weight: 0.84kg
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Table of Contents
1. Eddy motion in the atmosphere
2. Skin friction of the wind on the earth's surface
3. Conditions at the surface of a hot body exposed to the wind
4. On the dissipation of sound in the atmosphere
5. Variation of wind velocity close to the ground with C. J. P. Cave
6. The formation of fog and mist
7. Observations and speculations on the nature of turbulent motion
8. Phenomena connected with turbulence in the lower atmosphere
9. On the dissipation of eddies
10. Skin friction on a flat surface
11. Tidal friction in the Irish Sea
12. Tidal friction and the secular acceleration of the moon
13. Tidal oscillations in gulfs and rectangular basins
14. Diffusion by continuous movements
15. Tides in the Bristol Channel
16. The decay of eddies in a fluid
17. An experiment on the stability of superposed streams of fluid
18. The criterion for turbulence in curved pipes
19. Waves and tides in the atmosphere
20. The application of Osborne Reynolds's theory of heat transfer to flow through a pipe
21. Effect of variation in density on the stability of superposed streams of fluid
22. Internal waves and turbulence in a fluid of variable density
23. Note on the distribution of turbulent velocities in a fluid near a solid wall
24. The transport of vorticity and heat through fluids in turbulent motion
25. The resonance theory of semidiurnal atmospheric oscillations
26. Turbulence in a contracting stream
27. Statistical theory of turbulence, I
28. Statistical theory of turbulence, II
29. Statistical theory of turbulence, III: distribution of dissipation of energy in a pipe over its crosssection
30. Statistical theory of turbulence, IV: diffusion in a turbulent air stream
31. Distribution of velocity and temperature between concentric rotating cylinders
32. The mean value of the fluctuations in pressure and pressure gradient in a turbulent fluid
33. Statistical theory of turbulence, V: effect of turbulence on boundary layer. Theoretical discussion of relationship between scale of turbulence and critical resistance of spheres
34. The oscillations of the atmosphere
35. Correlation measurements in a turbulent flow through a pipe
36. Fluid friction between rotating cylinders, I: torque measurements
37. Fluid friction between rotating cylinders, II: Distribution of velocity between concentric cylinders when outer one is rotating and inner one is at rest
38. Mechanism of the production of small eddies from large ones with A. E. Green
39. Flow in pipes and between parallel planes
40. The statistical theory of isotropic turbulence
41. Production and dissipation of vorticity in a turbulent fluid
42. The spectrum of turbulence
43. The dispersion of matter in turbulent flow through a pipe
44. Turbulent gravitational convection from maintained and instantaneous sources with B. R. Morton and J. S. Turner
45. Flow induced by jets.
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