Fluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and Applications by Damien VioleauFluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and Applications by Damien Violeau

Fluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and Applications

byDamien Violeau

Paperback | August 16, 2015

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This book presents the SPH method (Smoothed-Particle Hydrodynamics) for fluid modelling from a theoretical and applied viewpoint. It comprises two parts that refer to each other. The first one, dealing with the fundamentals of Hydraulics, is based on the elementary principles of Lagrangian andHamiltonian Mechanics. The specific laws governing a system of macroscopic particles are built, before large systems involving dissipative processes are explained. The continua are discussed,
Damien Violeau graduated from Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, one of the major French engineering colleges, and currently works as "Expert Researcher" at the National Hydraulics and Environment Laboratory of the RandD branch of EDF (Electricite de France). During 15 years of experience in engineering for waterworks and computational fluid d...
Title:Fluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.26 inPublished:August 16, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198744234

ISBN - 13:9780198744238


Table of Contents

Part I: Physics of weakly compressible fluids1. Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics2. Statistical Mechanics3. Continuous media and viscous fluids4. Turbulent flowsPart II: The SPH method in hydraulics5. Principles of the SPH method6. Advanced hydraulics with SPH7. SPH method validation8. SPH applied to hydraulic worksAppendix A: Tensorial formalismAppendix B: Fourier transform

Editorial Reviews

"The book will serve as an invaluable guide and introduction to anyone interested in 'how and why SPH works'. This text will take them into the heart of the method to the most fundamental basic principles, and give them the definitive background on the technique. The book will be particularlyuseful for graduate research students and practicing engineers. Furthermore, as SPH is now beginning to be part of university degree courses, this is possibly the only book that covers all the areas needed for further reading and study." --Benedict Rogers, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester