**Alexandre J. Chorin, J. E. Marsden ...**

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.