Applied Dimensional Analysis And Modeling

Hardcover | November 27, 2006

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Applied Dimensional Analysis and Modeling provides the full mathematical background and step-by-step procedures for employing dimensional analyses, along with a wide range of applications to problems in engineering and applied science, such as fluid dynamics, heat flow, electromagnetics, astronomy and economics. This new edition offers additional worked-out examples in mechanics, physics, geometry, hydrodynamics, and biometry. * Covers 4 essential aspects and applications: - principal characteristics of dimensional systems - applications of dimensional techniques in engineering, mathematics and geometry - applications in biosciences, biometry and economics - applications in astronomy and physics* Offers more than 250 worked-out examples and problems with solutions* Provides detailed descriptions of techniques of both dimensional analysis and dimensional modeling

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Applied Dimensional Analysis and Modeling provides the full mathematical background and step-by-step procedures for employing dimensional analyses, along with a wide range of applications to problems in engineering and applied science, such as fluid dynamics, heat flow, electromagnetics, astronomy and economics. This new edition offers...

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ELSEVIER Butterworth-Heinemann LOGO]Technology: Engineering. GeneralApplied Dimensional Analysis and ModelingSecond EditionThomas SzirtesThomas Szirtes and Associates, Inc.Toronto, Ontario, CanadaKEY FEATURES" Covers 4 essential aspects and applications:*principal characteristics of dimensional systems*applications of dimensional techn...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:856 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:November 27, 2006Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0123706203

ISBN - 13:9780123706201

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Mathematical Preliminaries by Pál Rózsa
Chapter 2: Formats and Classification
Chapter 3: Dimensional Systems
Chapter 4: Transformation of Dimensions
Chapter 5: Arithmetic of Dimensions
Chapter 6: Dimensional Homogeneity
Chapter 7: Structure of Physical Relations
Chapter 8: Systematic Determination of Complete Set
of Products of Variables
Chapter 9: Transformations
Chapter 10: Number of Sets of Dimensionless Products
of Variables
Chapter 11: Relevancy of Variables
Chapter 12: Economy of Graphical Presentation
Chapter 13: Forms of Dimensionless Relations
Chapter 14: Sequence of Variables in the
Dimensional Set
Chapter 15: Alternate Dimensions
Chapter 16: Methods of Reducing the Number of
Dimensionless Variables
Chapter 17: Dimensional Modeling
Chapter 18: Forty-three Additional Applications
References
Appendices