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.Read more
- 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: 238 x 147 x 30 mm
- weight: 0.943kg
- contains: 111 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Sound waves
2. One-dimensional waves in fluids
3. Water waves
4. Internal waves
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