Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, Volume 1: Fluid Mechanics by R. Byron Bird

Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, Volume 1: Fluid Mechanics

byR. Byron Bird, Robert C. Armstrong

Hardcover | May 27, 1987

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This two-volume work is detailed enough to serve as a text and comprehensive enough to stand as a reference. Volume 1, Fluid Mechanics, summarizes the key experiments that show how polymeric fluids differ from structurally simple fluids, then presents, in rough historical order, various methods for solving polymer fluid dynamics problems. Volume 2, Kinetic Theory, uses molecular models and the methods of statistical mechanics to obtain relations between bulk flow behavior and polymer structure. Includes end-of-chapter problems and extensive appendixes.

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R. Byron Bird is Vilas Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a coauthor of Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, 2nd Edition, Volume 2 (Wiley 1987), Molecular Theory of Gases and Liquids, (Wiley, 1954), Transport Phenomena, (Wiley, 1960), and several other books. He received his BS in chemical enginee...
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Title:Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, Volume 1: Fluid MechanicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 10.14 × 7.34 × 1.75 inPublished:May 27, 1987Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:047180245X

ISBN - 13:9780471802457

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Table of Contents

Newtonian vs Non-Newtonian Behavior.

Elementary Constitutive Equations and Their Use in Solving Fluid Dynamics Problems.

Nonlinear Viscoelastic Constitutive Equations and Their Use in Solving Fluid Dynamics Problems.

Continuum Mechanics and Its Use in Solving Fluid Dynamics Problems.

Polymer Models and Equilibrium Properties.

Elementary Approach to Kinetic Theory.

A General Phase-Space Kinetic Theory.

Elementary Kinetic Theory for Networks Models.