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A Model of Rayleigh-Bénard Convection

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/9780691141725.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter presents a model of Rayleigh–Bénard convection. It first describes the fundamental dynamics expected in a fluid that is convectively stable and in one that is convectively unstable, ... More


INTRODUCTION

George Em Karniadakis and Spencer J. Sherwin

in Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528692
eISBN:
9780191713491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528692.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter presents reduced models of the compressible and incompressible Navier-Stokes equations which are used in the various discretization concepts discussed in the rest of the book. The ... More


SAM EDWARDS AND THE TURBULENCE THEORY

Katepalli R. Sreenivasan and Gregory L. Eyink

in Stealing the Gold: A celebration of the pioneering physics of Sam Edwards

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528531
eISBN:
9780191713415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528531.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The contributions of Sam Edwards to field-theoretic methods in the statistical theory of turbulent fluid dynamics are briefly assessed in this chapter and connected to later developments in the ... More


The physics of animal locomotion

Christoffer L. Johansson, Florian T. Muijres, and Anders Hedenström

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

In this chapter the physics behind animal movement, the adaptations found in locomotion to generate forces, and the mechanisms reducing the cost of transport are discussed. The ability to minimize ... More


Finite‐Difference Methods for Continuous‐Time Dynamic Programming

Graham V. Candler

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Introduces some of the methods and underlying ideas behind computational fluid dynamics—in particular, the use is discussed of finite‐difference methods for the simulation of dynamic economies. A ... More


Fluid Dynamics: Part 1: Classical Fluid Dynamics

Anatoly I. Ruban and Jitesh S. B. Gajjar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199681730
eISBN:
9780191761607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681730.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book, the first of a four-part series on fluid dynamics, consists of four chapters on classical theory suitable for an introductory undergraduate course. Chapter 1 discusses the continuum ... More


The Air as an Ideal Fluid: Hydrodynamics and the Foundations of Aerodynamics

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/9780226060934.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses fluid dynamics and how it provided the intellectual resources that were common to both the British and German work on lift and drag, although the stance toward that common ... More


Translational Dynamics and Magnetic Resonance: Principles of Pulsed Gradient Spin Echo NMR

Paul T. Callaghan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199556984
eISBN:
9780191774928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556984.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

In 1950, Erwin Hahn pointed out that spin echoes in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) could be used to measure molecular translational motion, an effect made possible because nuclear spins carry a ... More


Physical Hydrodynamics, 2nd Edn

Etienne Guyon, Jean-Pierre Hulin, Luc Petit, and Catalin D. Mitescu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702443
eISBN:
9780191772153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702443.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This new edition is an enriched version of the textbook of fluid dynamics published more than 10 years ago. It retains the same physically oriented pedagogical perspective. This book emphasizes, as ... More


The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Complex States of Flowing Matter

Sauro Succi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199592357
eISBN:
9780191847967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199592357.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Over the past near three decades, the Lattice Boltzmann method has gained a prominent role as an efficient computational method for the numerical simulation of a wide variety of complex states of ... More


Biomedical Fluid Dynamics: Flow and Form

Troy Shinbrot

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812586
eISBN:
9780191850721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812586.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book provides an overview of fundamental methods and advanced topics associated with complex, especially biological, fluids. The contents are taken from a graduate level course taught to ... More


Geophysical Fluid Dynamics: Understanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models

Vladimir Zeitlin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198804338
eISBN:
9780191842627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804338.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The book explains the key notions and fundamental processes in the dynamics of the fluid envelopes of the Earth (transposable to other planets), and methods of their analysis, from the unifying ... More


Hölder Continuous Euler Flows in Three Dimensions with Compact Support in Time

Philip Isett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691174822
eISBN:
9781400885428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174822.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Motivated by the theory of turbulence in fluids, the physicist and chemist Lars Onsager conjectured in 1949 that weak solutions to the incompressible Euler equations might fail to conserve energy if ... More


Computational cosmology

Romain Teyssier

in Post-Planck Cosmology: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 100, July 2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728856
eISBN:
9780191795794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728856.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter gives an introduction to the main concepts of computational cosmology. It describes the equations governing the nonlinear dynamics of self-gravitating fluids evolving in the expanding ... More


LBE in the Framework of Computational-Fluid Dynamics

Sauro Succi

in The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Complex States of Flowing Matter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199592357
eISBN:
9780191847967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199592357.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter outlines the main properties of LB as a numerical scheme within the general framework of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The matter has witnessed significant developments in the past ... More


Toward New Conventions for Visualizing Blood Flow in the Era of Fascination with Visibility and Imagery

Dolores Heidenreich and David Steinman

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the biomedical image concept, i.e., the role of imaging technology in the medical field; it also focuses on inventions and the challenges involved in medical imaging from ... More


Out of Legoland: Geoflexible Lattice Boltzmann Equations

Sauro Succi

in The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Complex States of Flowing Matter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199592357
eISBN:
9780191847967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199592357.003.0023
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The LBEs discussed to this point lag behind “best in class” Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) methods for the simulation of fluid flows in realistically complicated geometries, such as those ... More


Coda

Sauro Succi

in The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Complex States of Flowing Matter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199592357
eISBN:
9780191847967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199592357.003.0036
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This section of the book revisits a question from the book The Lattice Boltzmann Equation (for fluid dynamics and beyond). This question is: What did we learn through lattice Boltzmann? Did LB make a ... More


Respiration and Wine Aromas

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Respiration is critical to producing both orthonasal and retronasal smell. We explain how the diaphragm moves up and down, controlled by the nerves from the respiratory central pattern generator. We ... More


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