Rheology and Non-Newtonian Fluids by Fridtjov IrgensRheology and Non-Newtonian Fluids by Fridtjov Irgens

Rheology and Non-Newtonian Fluids

byFridtjov Irgens

Hardcover | August 6, 2013

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This book gives a brief but thorough introduction to the fascinating subject of non-Newtonian fluids, their behavior and mechanical properties. After a brief introduction of what characterizes non-Newtonian fluids in Chapter 1 some phenomena characteristic of non-Newtonian fluids are presented in Chapter 2. The basic equations in fluid mechanics are discussed in Chapter 3. Deformation kinematics, the kinematics of shear flows, viscometric flows, and extensional flows are the topics in Chapter 4. Material functions characterizing the behavior of fluids in special flows are defined in Chapter 5. Generalized Newtonian fluids are the most common types of non-Newtonian fluids and are the subject in Chapter 6. Some linearly viscoelastic fluid models are presented in Chapter 7. In Chapter 8 the concept of tensors is utilized and advanced fluid models are introduced. The book is concluded with a variety of 26 problems. Solutions to the problems are ready for instructors
The author is Professor emeritus at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) since 2005. His major field is Continuum Mechanics. He obtained a M.Sc degree in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Iowa State University in 1960, on leave from NTNU, and completed the degree in Civil Engineering, majoring in Structural Engine...
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Title:Rheology and Non-Newtonian FluidsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:190 pagesPublished:August 6, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319010522

ISBN - 13:9783319010526

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Table of Contents

Classification of Fluids.- Flow Phenomena.- Basic Equations in Fluid Mechanics.- Deformation.- Material.- Generalized Newtonian.- Linearly Viscoelastic.- Advanced Fluid Models.- Problems.

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"The book is based on a compendium of lecture notes. . The book gives a good overview on mostly used models of non-Newtonian fluids and can be used as an introduction into this field. It can be recommended." (Bernd Platzer, Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Vol. 94 (11), 2014)