Best Reference Books – Numerical Methods in Fluid Flow Problems

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We have compiled a list of Best Reference Books on Numerical Methods in Fluid Flow Problems Subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges.

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1. “Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics” by M Holt

Book Review: This book is very useful for graduates and researchers who are involved in the numerical solution of fluid dynamics problems. The book is logically presented, well arranged and nicely illustrated. The book also contains many FORTRAN programs that enable the students to experiment upon. The book mainly stresses on methods and its implementation. The book also includes Glimm’s method. The book also solves many problems arising in the field of high speed flow.

2. “Implementation of Finite Element Methods for Navier-Stokes Equations” by F Thomasset

Book Review: The book deals with the representation of arbitrary complicated boundaries and also deals with the systematic rules for the development of stable numerical schemes along with various types of boundary conditions. The book also supports flexibility with the help of increased programming complexity and additional storage requirement. The book also deals with the approximation of incompressible, viscous, Newtonian fluids and stokes equation. The book also establishes and documents techniques of structured mechanical analysis.

3. “Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics” by H J Wirz and J J Smolderen

“Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics” Book Review: This book provides various numerical methods that are useful in fluid dynamics. It expects the reader to have fundamental knowledge of different concepts in fluid dynamics. It contains numerous solved and unsolved examples. It provides diagrams, mathematical equations, calculations, graphs which make it easy for readers to understand and implement concepts to real-world problems. The book is designed focusing on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of different streams of engineering and science.

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4. “Robust Numerical Methods for Singularly Perturbed Differential Equations” by Lutz Tobiska and Hans-Gorg Roos

“Robust Numerical Methods for Singularly Perturbed Differential Equations” Book Review: The book is designed keeping in mind students, teachers in the field of different streams of engineering and science. It covers numerical methods required for differential equations. It provides information on differential equations, parabolic and elliptic problems, Navier-Stokes equation and much more. It covers the theoretical and practical aspects of singularly perturbed differential equations which would help the reader enhance their overall understanding of the subject. The book contains numerous solved and unsolved examples with detailed explanation, equations, and mathematical calculations.

5. “Efficient Numerical Methods to Compute Unsteady Subsonic Flows” by Lucas Dr Peter

“Efficient Numerical Methods to Compute Unsteady Subsonic Flows” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on efficient numerical methods to compute unsteady subsonic flows. It talks about different computer aided techniques available to have efficient methods to perform complex calculations. It describes the Jacobian-free Newton-Krylov algorithm in detail. The book contains numerous solved and unsolved examples and provides explanations for mathematical equations and extensive calculations. The book is designed for students and professors in the field of engineering and science. It expects the reader to have basic knowledge on the subject as a prerequisite.

6. “Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics” by Roger Temam and Henri Cabannes

“Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics” Book Review: This book provides detailed overview on various topics of fluid mechanics. It provides details on numerical methods to perform complex calculations required in fluid dynamics. It provides a healthy balance of theoretical explanation, mathematical equations, and calculations along with diagrams and graphs to enhance understanding of the reader. It contains numerous solved and unsolved examples which are very useful. The book is focused on students and teachers who are in the field of engineering and sciences who have practical use of fluid mechanics in their day to day activities.

7. “Numerical Methods for the Computation of Inviscid Transonic Flows with Shock Waves” by Arthur Rizzi

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“Numerical Methods for the Computation of Inviscid Transonic Flows with Shock Waves” Book Review: This book aims to provide students and teachers with detailed information on numerical methods for the computation of inviscid transonic flows with shock waves. It provides theoretical and mathematical explanation of the different numerical methods available to carry out complex calculations in the field of inviscid transonic flow. It also discusses the Jacobian-free Newton-Krylov algorithm tailored for subsonic flow problems. It is written in easy to apprehend language with numerous solved and unsolved examples to enhance understanding.

8. “Modelling and numerical methods for two-phase flow” by Svend Tollak Munkejord

“Modelling and numerical methods for two-phase flow” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview of modelling techniques and numerical methods for two-phase flows. The various available methods are benchmarked against various parameters and comparison between them. It assumes the reader to have basic knowledge on the subject. It contains numerous solved and unsolved examples which can be useful. It is aimed to focus on students, teachers, researchers, and professionals in the field of various streams of engineering and science who deal with these tools on a day to day basis.

9. “Micropolar and Newtonian Fluid Flow Problems” by M Anwar Kamal and Abuzar Abid Siddiqui

“Micropolar and Newtonian Fluid Flow Problems” Book Review: This book covers the dynamics of complex fluids like brain fluids, colloidal suspensions, industrial fluids, and many more which are typically analyzed in the field of fluid dynamics of micropolar fluids. It provides numerous graphical and tabular simulations to enhance understanding of the readers. It discusses various methods in the field like the Modified Adams-Bashforth temporal scheme, Runge-Kutta temporal scheme, Adam-Bashforth temporal Fourier series method and many more in detail. It is aimed to focus on students and teachers in the field of engineering and science.

10. “Analytical Methods for Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Problems” by Bernhard Weigand

“Analytical Methods for Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Problems” Book Review: This book provides detailed explanation on heat transfer and fluid flow problems paying special attention to analytical methods which can be applied in the area. It contains various solved and unsolved problems which help the reader to possess knowledge required to apply the analytical methods in real world problems. It provides theoretical and mathematical explanations of various available methods. It provides data points to compare the available methods and identify the best suitable method for a given condition. It is designed to focus on students and teaches in the field of engineering and science.

People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these books – “Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics” by M Holt, “Implementation of Finite Element Methods for Navier-Stokes Equations” by F Thomasset, “Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics” by H J Wirz and J J Smolderen, “Robust Numerical Methods for Singularly Perturbed Differential Equations” by Lutz Tobiska and Hans-Gorg Roos, “Efficient numerical methods to compute unsteady subsonic flows” by Lucas Dr Peter, “Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics” by Roger Temam and Henri Cabannes, “Numerical Methods for the Computation of Inviscid Transonic Flows with Shock Waves” by Arthur Rizzi, “Modelling and numerical methods for two-phase flow” by Svend Tollak Munkejord, “Micropolar and Newtonian Fluid Flow Problems” by M Anwar Kamal and Abuzar Abid Siddiqui, “Analytical Methods for Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Problems” by Bernhard Weigand – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

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