The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Fluid Dynamics and Beyond - Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computation (Hardback)
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The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Fluid Dynamics and Beyond - Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computation (Hardback)

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Hardback 308 Pages / Published: 28/06/2001
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In recent years, stylized forms of the Boltzmann equation, now going by the name of "Lattice Boltzmann equation" (LBE), have emerged, which relinquish most mathematical complexities of the true Boltzmann equation without sacrificing physical fidelity in the description of many situations involving complex fluid motion. This book provides the first detailed survey of LBE theory and its major applications to date. Accessible to a broad audience of scientists dealing with complex system dynamics, the book also portrays future developments in allied areas of science (material science, biology etc.) where fluid motion plays a distinguished role.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198503989
Number of pages: 308
Weight: 556 g
Dimensions: 161 x 242 x 22 mm


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"[A]ddressed to a broad audience of scientists interested in the fluid dynamics of complex systems. The book also looks for future developments in related areas ... where the fluid motion plays an important role."--Zentralblatt MATH


"The entire book is remarkable because of the pleasant and clear writing style, by which the author also conveys his excitement for the subject. Throughout, the reader is guided through the material by explicit explanations of purpose and goal of the presentation. ... The book contains 15 chapters that are organized into three well-balanced and distinct parts ... [a] well thought-out text ..."--Mathematical Reviews


"[P]rovides a flavor of the possible and the exciting. This is a book for the enthusiast that reminds the expert how much fun he can have investigating the physics and applications of this rich field."--Physics Today


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