Sir James Lighthill and Modern Fluid MechanicseBook - 2008
This is perhaps the first book containing biographical information of Sir James Lighthill and his major scientific contributions to the different areas of fluid mechanics, applied mathematics, aerodynamics, linear and nonlinear waves in fluids, geophysical fluid dynamics, biofluiddynamics, aeroelasticity, boundary layer theory, generalized functions, and Fourier series and integrals. Special efforts is made to present Lighthill's scientific work in a simple and concise manner, and generally intelligible to readers who have some introduction to fluid mechanics. The book also includes a list of.
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific, ©2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxiii, 326 pages) : illustrations