Fluids

  • Marcel Wellner
Chapter

Abstract

Anyone who has ever contemplated a smoking pipe, or a cup of coffee in which cream is being poured, must be impressed by the complexity of fluid behavior. Such complexity is not surprising, however. Each small visible portion of fluid is made of a huge number of molecules, moving to a considerable extent independently of each other. Yet this many-particle system has at least some simple properties, which form the topic of the present chapter.

Keywords

Quartz Glycerine Graphite Mercury Torque 

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcel Wellner
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  1. 1.Syracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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