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Scaling Phenomena in Fluid Mechanics

Scaling Phenomena in Fluid Mechanics

  • Date Published: January 1995
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521469203


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  • This book presents the text of the inaugural lecture given by Professor G. I. Barenblatt on appointment to the G. I. Taylor Professorship of Fluid Mechanics. Fittingly, Professor Barenblatt chose to present a study of scaling phenomena in several topics studied by G. I. Taylor throughout his varied career.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521469203
    • dimensions: 188 x 125 x 5 mm
    • weight: 0.055kg
    • contains: 9 b/w illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • Table of Contents

    Scaling: very intense explosion
    Modified problem of very intense explosion
    Dimensional analysis: intermediate asymptotics
    Singular perturbations
    Intermediate asymptotics: turbulent flow in pipes
    Intermediate asymptotics: fatigue crack propagation.

  • Author

    Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt, University of Cambridge
    G. I. Barenblatt is Emeritus G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics at the University of Cambridge, Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Principal Scientist in the Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.

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