An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics by G. K. BatchelorAn Introduction to Fluid Dynamics by G. K. Batchelor

An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics

byG. K. Batchelor

Paperback | February 28, 2000

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First published in 1967, Professor Batchelor's classic work is still one of the foremost texts on fluid dynamics. His careful presentation of the underlying theories of fluids is still timely and applicable, even in these days of almost limitless computer power. This reissue ensures that a new generation of graduate students experiences the elegance of Professor Batchelor's writing.
Title:An Introduction to Fluid DynamicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:660 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.46 inPublished:February 28, 2000Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521663962

ISBN - 13:9780521663960


Table of Contents

Preface; Conventions and notation; 1. The physical properties of fluids; 2. Kinematics of the flow field; 3. Equations governing the motion of a fluid; 4. Flow of a uniform incompressible viscous fluid; 5. Flow at large Reynolds number: effects of viscosity; 6. Irrotational flow theory and its applications; 7. Flow of effectively inviscid liquid with vorticity; Appendices.

From Our Editors

The field of fluid dynamics contains a series of interesting theories. Now you can learn all about these various theories with An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics. This text is Professor G.K. Batchelor’s classic work on the subject. Although originally published in 1967, the work is timeless and still applicable to today’s studies on fluid dynamics. Every graduate student in the field of mathematics should find it to be a valuable reference guide.  

Editorial Reviews

'This book gives an excellent introduction to fluid dynamics ... many interesting and important photographs of fluid flows are included in order to help the students who do not have an opportunity of observing flow phenomena in a laboratory. The book also contains exercises at the end of each chapter. In comparison with many currently available books, I find this book by Batchelor especially stimulating and useful for students of applied mathematics and engineering.' L. Debnath, Zentralblatt MATH