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This reissue of the classic 1932 edition of Lamb's Hydrodynamics is an indication of the lasting value of the work. Constantly in use since its first publication in 1892, this book is the definitive reference work for all fluid dynamicists. The new foreword by Professor R. Caflisch highlights the prominence of this treatise in the field and outlines the development of fluid mechanics that led to its publication. He also resolves possible conflicts with modern notation. Despite the rapid pace of research in modern fluid mechanics study and the advent of high-speed computers, Lamb's work remains a relevant, timeless classic.
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- Edition: 6th Edition
- Date Published: November 1993
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521458689
- length: 768 pages
- dimensions: 234 x 159 x 38 mm
- weight: 1kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Foreword R. A. Caflisch
1. The equations of motion
2. Integration of the equations in special cases
3. Irrotational motion
4. Motion of a liquid in two dimensions
5. Irrotational motion of a liquid: problems in three dimensions
6. On the motion of solids through a liquid: dynamical theory
7. Vortex motion
8. Tidal waves
9. Surface waves
10. Waves of expansion
12. Rotating masses of liquid
List of authors cited
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