Thermodynamics of Fluids Under Flow by David JouThermodynamics of Fluids Under Flow by David Jou

Thermodynamics of Fluids Under Flow

byDavid Jou, Jos Casas-vázquez, Manuel Criado-Sancho

Hardcover | December 11, 2010

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This is the second edition of the book "Thermodynamics of Fluids under Flow," which was published in 2000 and has now been corrected, expanded and updated. This is a companion book to our other title Extended irreversible thermodynamics (D. Jou, J. Casas-Vázquez and G. Lebon, Springer, 4th edition 2010), and of the textbook Understanding non-equilibrium thermodynamics (G. Lebon, D. Jou and J. Casas-Vázquez, Springer, 2008. The present book is more specialized than its counterpart, as it focuses its attention on the non-equilibrium thermodynamics of flowing fluids, incorporating non-trivial thermodynamic contributions of the flow, going beyond local equilibrium theories, i.e., including the effects of internal variables and of external forcing due to the flow. Whereas the book's first edition was much more focused on polymer solutions, with brief glimpses into ideal and real gases, the present edition covers a much wider variety of systems, such as: diluted and concentrated polymer solutions, polymer blends, laminar and turbulent superfluids, phonon hydrodynamics and heat transport in nanosystems, nuclear collisions, far-from-equilibrium ideal gases, and molecular solutions. It also deals with a variety of situations, emphasizing the non-equilibrium flow contribution: temperature and entropy in flowing ideal gases, shear-induced effects on phase transitions in real gases and on polymer solutions, stress-induced migration and its application to flow chromatography, Taylor dispersion, anomalous diffusion in flowing systems, the influence of the flow on chemical reactions, and polymer degradation. The new edition is not only broader in scope, but more educational in character, and with more emphasis on applications, in keeping with our times. It provides many examples of how a deeper theoretical understanding may bring new and more efficient applications, forging links between theoretical progress and practical aims. This updated version expands on the trusted content of its predecessor, making it more interesting and useful for a larger audience.

Title:Thermodynamics of Fluids Under FlowFormat:HardcoverDimensions:301 pagesPublished:December 11, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9400701985

ISBN - 13:9789400701984

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Table of Contents

1 Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics and Rheology.- 2 Non-equilibrium Temperature and Entropy in Flowing Ideal Gases: Maximum-Entrophy Approach.- 3 Kinetic Theory of Flowing Gases and Phonons. Phonon Hydrodynamics and Heat Transfer in Nanosystems.- 4 Non-ideal and Nuclear Collisions.- 5 Polymeric Solutions and Blends.- 6 Non-equilibrium Chemical Potential and Shear-Induced Effects in Polymer Solutions and Blends.- 7 Comparison of Thermodynamical and Dynamical Approaches.- 8 Shear-induced Migration and Flow Chromatography.- 9 Taylor Dispersion and Anomalous Diffusion.- 10 Chemical Reactions and Polymer Under Flow.- 11 Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics of Laminar and Turbulent Superfluids.- Appendices A Experimental Data on Polymer Solutions.- B Liquid Crystals.- C Summary of Vector and Tensor Notation.- D Useful Integrals in the Kinetic Theory of Gases.- E Some Physical Constant.- References.- Subject Index.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews of the second edition:"This book provides a fundamental presentation of mathematical and physical principles of thermodynamics of fluids under flow, pointing out the most important theoretical and practical applications. The book is well written. Results of numerical solutions are given in many graphs and tables. The book will be useful to specialists working in thermodynamics, heat transfer, gas dynamics, polymer applications, etc. The book can also be recommended as a text for seminars, courses and independent study." (Ioan Pop, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1218, 2011)