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An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis

J. N. Reddy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198525295
eISBN:
9780191711671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525295.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book presents the theory and computer implementation of the finite element method as applied to nonlinear problems of heat transfer and similar field problems, fluid mechanics (flows of ... More


An Engineer Dissects Two Case Studies An Engineer Dissects Two Case Studies Hayles on Fluid Mechanics and MacKenzie on Statistics Hayles on Fluid Mechanics and MacKenzie on Statistics Philip A. Sullivan

Philip A. Sullivan

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Building on a discussion of the nature of scientific knowledge, it is argued that a convincing demonstration of the presence of social values in the content of such knowledge requires showing that it ... More


Fluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and Applications

Damien Violeau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655526
eISBN:
9780191741227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655526.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book aims at presenting the SPH method for fluid modelling from a theoretical and applied viewpoint. It comprises two parts that refer to each other. The first, dealing with the fundamentals of ... More


A Shock to the System

Larrie D. Ferreiro

in Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062596
eISBN:
9780262272582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062596.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the development of ship hydrodynamics by focusing on the shock theory of resistance and the solid of least resistance introduced by Newton’s fundamental work Principia ... More


Dynamics of complex biofluids

Christel Hohenegger and Michael J. Shelley

in New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605835
eISBN:
9780191729522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605835.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter is organized as follows. Section 2 reviews the basics of non-Newtonian fluid mechanics and then focuses on the two main examples, of rod-shaped and dumbbell-shaped immersed particles. ... More


Fundamentals of fluid dynamics with an introduction to the importance of interfaces

H. A. Stone

in Soft Interfaces: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 98, July 2012

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198789352
eISBN:
9780191831201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789352.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The topics discussed are all related to basic fluid mechanics. In these introductory notes I highlight some of the main features of fluid flows and their mathematical characterization. There is much ... More


Particle motion

Eric M. Furst and Todd M. Squires

in Microrheology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199655205
eISBN:
9780191748004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655205.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The movement of colloidal particles in simple and complex fluids and viscoelastic solids is central to the microrheology endeavor. All microrheology experiments measure the resistance of a probe ... More


Waterlines: Striated and Smooth Spaces as Techniques of Ship Design

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter examines how various shipbuilding techniques from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century mobilize the ontological and epistemic potentials of the line. After describing early modern ... More


Microrheology

Eric M. Furst and Todd M. Squires

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199655205
eISBN:
9780191748004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655205.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

We present a comprehensive overview of microrheology, emphasizing the underlying theory, practical aspects of its implementation, and current applications to rheological studies in academic and ... More


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