Fluid-Structure Interactions

Fluid-Structure Interactions : Slender Structures and Axial Flow

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This volume emphasizes the fundamentals and mechanisms giving rise to flow-induced vibration of use to researchers, designers, and operators. Fluid Structure Interactions provides useful problem-solving tools, and conveys the ideas in a physically comprehensible manner. The book includes a complete bibliography of important work in the field.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 572 pages
  • 172 x 246 x 30mm | 1,138.51g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 1
  • 0125443609
  • 9780125443609

Table of contents

Preface. Introduction. Concepts, Definitions and Methods. Pipes Conveying Fluid: Linear Dynamics I. Pipes Conveying Fluid: Linear Dynamics II. Nonlinear and Chaotic Dynamics. Curved Pipes Conveying Fluid. First-Principles Derivation of Equation of Motion. Analytical Evaluation of h2r, c2, and d3r. Destabilization by Damping. Experimental Methods for Elastomer Pipes. Timoshenko Equations and Associated Analysis. Basics of Nonlinear Dynamics. Newtonian Derivation of Nonlinear Equations. Nonlinear Analysis of a Pipe Conveying Fluid. Fractal Dimension. Derivations for Equations in Chapter 6. Matrices for an Extensible Curved Pipe. Subject Index.
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"[a] very fine book... Not only is the scientific-technical content of high callibre, also the style of reporting is commendable, sometimes being outright funny and/or bordering on the artistic!"
- Professor Moe, Visiting Professor, Texas A&M, USA.
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About Michael P. Paidoussis

Michael Paidoussis is the Thomas Workman Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University and a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Mechanics (AAM). He is the Founding Editor of the Journal of Fluids and Structures, as of 1986. He has won the ASME Fluids Engineering Award in 1999 and the CANCAM prize in 1995. His principal research interests are in fluid-structure interactions, flow-induced vibrations, aero- and hydroelasticity, dynamics, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, all areas in which he is recognized as a leading expert.
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