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Hydrodynamic Instabilities

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Informationen zum Autor Francois Charru is a Professor of Mechanics at the University of Toulouse! France! and researcher at the Institut de Mecanique des Fluides de Toulouse. Klappentext This modern account brings the subject to life by emphasising the physical mechanisms involved. Contains exercises and useful references. Zusammenfassung Written for any student! researcher or practitioner working in the area! this modern introduction brings this mathematical subject to life by emphasising the physical mechanisms involved. The book includes numerous experimental studies as well as over 150 exercises and references to video material. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Instabilities of fluids at rest; 3. Stability of open flows: basic ideas; 4. Inviscid instability of parallel flows; 5. Viscous instability of parallel flows; 6. Instabilities at low Reynolds number; 7. Avalanches! ripples! and dunes; 8. Nonlinear dynamics of systems with few degrees of freedom; 9. Nonlinear dispersive waves; 10. Nonlinear dynamics of dissipative systems; 11. Dynamical systems and bifurcations; Appendix. The Saint-Venant equations; Bibliography; Index.

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