Theory and Computation of Hydrodynamic Stability by W. O. CriminaleTheory and Computation of Hydrodynamic Stability by W. O. Criminale

Theory and Computation of Hydrodynamic Stability

byW. O. Criminale, T. L. Jackson, R. D. Joslin

Hardcover | November 24, 2003

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This treatise covers classical and modern aspects of the fundamental topic of hydrodynamic stability. It considers linear and nonlinear situations, and analyzes temporal and spatial aspects. The authors examine each problem analytically and every chapter ends with an appendix outlining full direct numerical simulation computer code. The text is enriched with many exercises, illustrations and an extensive bibliography and can be used with courses on hydrodynamic stability or as an authoritative reference.
Title:Theory and Computation of Hydrodynamic StabilityFormat:HardcoverPublished:November 24, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521632005

ISBN - 13:9780521632003


Table of Contents

1. Introduction and problem formulation; 2. Temporal stability of inviscid incompressible flows; 3. Temporal stability of viscous incompressible flows; 4. Spatial stability of incompressible flows; 5. Stability of compressible flows; 6. Centrifugal stability; 7. Geophysical flow; 8. Transient dynamics; 9. Nonlinear stability; 10. Transition and receptivity; 11. Direct numerical simulation; 12. Flow control and optimization; 13. Investigating hydrodynamic instabilities with experiments; Bibliography; Index.

Editorial Reviews

'... this book will without doubt acquire a high reputation as a detailed introduction to its subject and as a reference work.' Monatshefte für Mathematik