Navier-Stokes Equations and Turbulence by C. FoiasNavier-Stokes Equations and Turbulence by C. Foias

Navier-Stokes Equations and Turbulence

byC. Foias, O. Manley, R. Rosa...

Paperback | June 12, 2008

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This book presents the mathematical theory of turbulence to engineers and physicists, and the physical theory of turbulence to mathematicians. It is the result of many years of research by the authors to analyze turbulence using Sobolev spaces and functional analysis. In this way the authors have recovered parts of the conventional theory of turbulence, deriving rigorously from the Navier-Stokes equations that had been arrived at earlier by phenomenological arguments. Appendices give full details of the mathematical proofs and subtleties.
Title:Navier-Stokes Equations and TurbulenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:364 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.75 inPublished:June 12, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521064600

ISBN - 13:9780521064606


Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction and overview of turbulence; 2. Elements of the mathematical theory of the Navier-Stokes equations; 3. Finite dimensionality of flows; 4. Stationary statistical solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations, time averages and attractors; 5. Time-dependent statistical solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations and fully developed turbulence; References; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"...this is a book that can be read with pleasure by college seniors, graduate students, or professors familiar with the subject." Physics Today