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Linear Stability Analysis

Gary A. Glatzmaier

in Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars: Magnetic Field, Density Stratification, Rotation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141725
eISBN:
9781400848904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141725.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter describes a linear stability analysis (that is, solving for the critical Rayleigh number Ra and mode) that allows readers to check their linear codes against the analytic solution. For ... More


The Finite Wing:: Ludwig Prandtl and the Göttingen School

David Bloor

in The Enigma of the Aerofoil: Rival Theories in Aerodynamics, 1909-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226060941
eISBN:
9780226060934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060934.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter divides the theory of lift into two parts: the theory of the wing profile, that is, the wing sections of the kind studied by Kutta and Joukowsky, and the theory of the planform of the ... More


Adaptation in avian wing design

Graham K. Taylor and Adrian L. R. Thomas

in Evolutionary Biomechanics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198566373
eISBN:
9780191779459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566373.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ornithology

This chapter uses the phylogenetically controlled comparative method to test empirically for adaptation in the flight morphology of birds. Comparative data on the morphology, ecology, and behaviour ... More


Form and function in flight

Graham K. Taylor and Adrian L. R. Thomas

in Evolutionary Biomechanics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198566373
eISBN:
9780191779459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566373.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ornithology

This chapter combines dimensional analysis with simple physical reasoning to make directional predictions about how biomechanical performance should vary with morphology, using bird flight as an ... More


The Technical Nitty-Gritty

Jonathan Schwabish

in Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Preparing in advance about the technical ins and outs of your presentation will ensure that everything looks the way you expect and that things run as smoothly as possible. Visualize. Try to know ... More


Expectations: Meek’s Cutoff

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Reichardt’s genre mixing, slow cinematic techniques, minimalism, neorealism and her use of the “female gaze” as well as “the open image” or “crystal image” as defined by ... More


Asymptotic Problems of Subsonic Flow Theory

Anatoly I. Ruban

in Fluid Dynamics: Part 2: Asymptotic Problems of Fluid Dynamics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199681747
eISBN:
9780191761614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681747.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Chapter 2 is devoted to the thin aerofoil theory for subsonic flows. The chapter first assumes that the free-stream Mach number M∞ is close to zero, and use the Euler equations for an incompressible ... More


Vadose Zone, Part I : Characterization and Flow Processes

Yoram Rubin

in Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138047
eISBN:
9780197561676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138047.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Many of the principles guiding stochastic analysis of flow and transport processes in the vadose zone are those which we also employ in the saturated zone, and which we have explored in earlier ... More


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