Introduction to Fluids

  • Eduardo W. V. Chaves
Part of the Lecture Notes on Numerical Methods in Engineering and Sciences book series (LNNMES)


In this chapter, we will introduce an important branch of continuum mechanics: fluid mechanics with which we intend to study fluids in motion or at rest. These can be classified into:
$${\rm Fluids}\left\{\begin{array}{l}{\rm Liquids} \\ {\rm Gases} \end{array}\right.$$
There are several areas where fluids mechanics can be applied, e.g. meteorology, oceanography, aerodynamics, hydrodynamics and engineering, among others.


Incompressible Fluid Perfect Fluid Adiabatic Process Shear Stress Component Viscous Stress Tensor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduardo W. V. Chaves
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  1. 1.School of Civil EngineeringUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaCiudad RealSpain

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