172 pages - Publisher: Springer; 3rd edition (June 16, 2000)
Language: English - ISBN-10: 0387979182 - ISBN-13: 978-0387979182
A presentation of some of the basic ideas of fluid mechanics in a mathematically attractive manner. The text illustrates the physical background and motivation for some constructions used in recent mathematical and numerical work on the Navier- Stokes equations and on hyperbolic systems, so as to interest students in this at once beautiful and difficult subject. This third edition incorporates a number of updates and revisions, while retaining the spirit and scope of the original book.