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An Introduction to the Geometry and Topology of Fluid Flows

by Renzo L. Ricca

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Published by Springer Netherlands, Imprint, Springer in Dordrecht .
Written in English


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Leading experts present a unique, invaluable introduction to the study of the geometry and typology of fluid flows. From basic motions on curves and surfaces to the recent developments in knots and links, the reader is gradually led to explore the fascinating world of geometric and topological fluid mechanics.
Geodesics and chaotic orbits, magnetic knots and vortex links, continual flows and singularities become alive with more than 160 figures and examples.
In the opening article, H.K. Moffatt sets the pace, proposing eight outstanding problems for the 21st century. The book goes on to provide concepts and techniques for tackling these and many other interesting open problems.

Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Pedagogical Workshop on Geometry and Topology of Fluid Flows, held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, from 11 to 22 September 2000
Statementedited by Renzo L. Ricca
SeriesNATO Science Series, Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, 1568-2609 -- 47, NATO science series -- 47.
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (360 pages).
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27046862M
ISBN 109401004463
ISBN 109789401004466
OCLC/WorldCa840307539

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Leading experts present a unique, invaluable introduction to the study of the geometry and typology of fluid flows.

From basic motions on curves and surfaces to the recent developments in knots and links, the reader is gradually led to explore the fascinating world of geometric and topological fluid mechanics.

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