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Collision Phenomena in Liquids and Solids


  • Date Published: June 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107147904
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  • A comprehensive account of the physical foundations of collision and impact phenomena and their applications in a multitude of engineering disciplines. In-depth explanations are included to reveal the unifying features of collision phenomena in both liquids and solids, and to apply them to disciplines including theoretical and applied mechanics, physics and applied mathematics, materials science, aerospace, mechanical and chemical engineering, and terminal ballistics. Covering a range of examples from drops, jets, and sprays, to seaplanes and ballistic projectiles, and detailing a variety of theoretical, numerical, and experimental tools that can be used in developing new models and approaches, this is an ideal resource for students, researchers, and practicing engineers alike.

    • The first book to discuss the underlying commonalties of a range of collision phenomena in both liquids and solids
    • Provides detailed coverage of applications in a wide variety of disciplines
    • Offers insights into theoretical, numerical, and experimental tools that can be used for developing new models and approaches
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    'The publication of the book Collision Phenomena in Liquids and Solids By Alexander L. Yarin, Ilia V. Roisman, and Cameron Tropea is timely and extremely welcome for researchers looking for a way of grasping the flood of information available. The authors are eminent researchers in this area, with many decades of experience between them in experimental, analytical and numerical investigations … Collision Phenomena in Liquids and Solids is an invaluable resource for researchers. The references listed provide an extensive survey of the literature and are a good starting point for anyone planning to study droplets, sprays, jets or splashing. There is no other comparable reference book available in this area that brings together such a wide range of information in a single volume in a clear, accessible fashion. This book is sure to be widely read and become a classic in the field.' Sanjeev Chandra, University of Toronto

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    01st Jan 2017 by TAJK

    It seems to be comprehensive and useful book,both in academic environment as well for engineers working on problems involving surface effects by liquid - solid interactions.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107147904
    • length: 626 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 178 x 32 mm
    • weight: 1.39kg
    • contains: 377 b/w illus. 20 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Selected basic flows and forces
    Part I. Collision of Liquid Jets and Drops with a Dry Solid Wall:
    3. Jet impact onto a solid wall
    4. Drop impact onto a dry solid wall
    5. Drop impact onto dry surfaces with complex morphology
    Part II. Drop Impacts onto Liquid Surfaces:
    6. Drop impacts with liquid pools and layers
    Part III. Spray Formation and Impact onto Surfaces:
    7. Drop and spray diagnostics
    8. Atomization and spray formation
    9. Spray impact
    Part IV. Collisions of Solid Bodies with Liquid:
    10. Rigid body collision with liquid surface
    11. Particle impact onto wetted wall
    Part V. Solid - Solid Collisions:
    12. Particle and long bar impact onto a rigid wall
    13. Shaped-charge (Munroe) jets and projectile penetration
    14. Fragmentation.

  • Authors

    Alexander L. Yarin, University of Illinois, Chicago
    Alexander L. Yarin is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and a recipient of the Rashi Foundation Fellowship of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities in 1992–5. His awards include the Gutwirth Award from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, the Hershel Rich Prize, and the Prize for Technological Development for Defense against Terror from the American Technion Society.

    Ilia V. Roisman, Technische Universität, Darmstadt, Germany
    Ilia Roisman is based at the Institute of Fluid Mechanics at Technische Universität, Darmstadt, Germany, where he leads the research group Dynamics of Drops and Sprays. He was the recipient of the STAB Research Prize for Fluid Mechanics in 2010.

    Cameron Tropea, Technische Universität, Darmstadt, Germany
    Cameron Tropea is Head of the Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics at Technische Universität, Darmstadt, Germany. He is a member of the Scientific Commission of the Council of Science and Humanities in Germany and has been Editor-in-Chief of Experiments in Fluids since 2002.

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