About this book
This text is the first of its kind to bring together both the thermomechanics and mathematical analysis of Reiner-Rivlin fluids and fluids of grades 2 and 3 in a single book. Each part of the book can be considered as being self-contained. The first part of the book is devoted to a description of the mechanics, thermodynamics, and stability of flows of fluids of grade 2 and grade 3. The second part of the book is dedicated to the development of rigorous mathematical results concerning the equations governing the motion of a family of fluids of the differential type. Finally, the proofs of a number of useful results are collected in an appendix.
Fluids of the Differential Type Grade 2 Fluids Grade 3 Fluids Viscoelasticity Second Law of Thermodynamic Variational Inequalities
“This is a very well written and organized text. It contains all the essential background as well as state-of-the-art summary of the current knowledge in the field. It can be used as a textbook as well a handy reference book and starting point for advanced research.” (Tomás̃ Bodnár, Mathematical Reviews, June, 2017)