Cavitation and Bubble Dynamics

Cavitation and Bubble Dynamics

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The book describes and explains the fundamental physical processes involved in bubbly dynamics and the phenomenon of cavitation.The study of cavitation and bubbly flow applies to many areas of interest;from valve damage in hydroelectric equipment,ship propellors and internal combustion engines to the performance of turbines and pumps of all sizes,to physiological phenomena such as the cracking of joints and the "bends"show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • halftones, numerous line figures
  • 0195094093
  • 9780195094091
  • 1,656,615

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I can recommend the book as an excellent graduate text. * Journal of Fluid Mechanics * This book is aimed at postgraduate students and other research scientists and it forms a useful source of background information for such workers.... the author has covered the topic comprehensively. The book reads well as is well produced. IMechE - Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Scienceshow more

Table of contents

1. Preface ; 2. Nomenclature ; Part I: Phase change, nucleation and cavitation ; Part II: Spherical bubble dynamics ; Part III: Cavitation bubble collapse ; Part IV: Dynamics of oscillating bubbles ; Part V: Translation of bubbles ; Part IV: Homogeneous bubbly flows ; Part VII: Cavitation flows ; Part VIII: Free streamline flowsshow more

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