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Rotating thermal flows in natural and industrial processes

Author: Marcello Lappa
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2012.
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"In this context, it is expressly shown how the aforementioned isomorphism between small and large scale phenomena becomes beneficial to the definition and ensuing development of an integrated comprehensive framework allowing the reader to understand and assimilate the underlying quintessential mechanisms without requiring, however, familiarity with specific literature on the subject"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lappa, Marcello.
Rotating thermal flows in natural and industrial processes
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2012
(DLC) 2012008650
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcello Lappa
ISBN: 9781118342404 1118342402 9781118342411 1118342410 6613957550 9786613957559 128364505X 9781283645058
OCLC Number: 780415805
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Equations, General Concepts and Nondimensional Numbers --
Rayleigh-B̌nard Convection with Rotation --
Spherical Shells, Rossby Waves and Centrifugally Driven Thermal Convection --
The Baroclinic Problem --
The Quasi-Geostrophic Theory --
Planetary Patterns --
Surface-Tension-Driven Flows in Rotating Fluids --
Crystal Growth from the Melt and Rotating Machinery --
Rotating Magnetic Fields --
Angular Vibrations and Rocking Motions.
Responsibility: Marcello Lappa.

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Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes provides the reader with a systematic description of the different types of thermal convection and flow instabilities in rotating systems,  Read more...
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