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Unified Theoretical Foundations of Lift and Drag in Viscous and Compressible External Flows


Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Luo-Qin Liu
    Pages 1-27
  3. Luo-Qin Liu
    Pages 59-110
  4. Luo-Qin Liu
    Pages 111-145
  5. Luo-Qin Liu
    Pages 147-151
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 153-154

About this book


This thesis analyzes aerodynamic forces in viscous and compressible external flows. It is unique, as the force theories discussed apply to fully viscous and compressible Navier-Stokes external flows, allowing them to be readily combined with computational fluid dynamics to form a profound basis of modern aerodynamics. This thesis makes three fundamental contributions to theoretical aerodynamics, presenting: (1) a universal far-field zonal structure that determines how disturbance flow quantities decay dynamically to the state of rest at infinity; (2) a universal and exact total-force formula for steady flow and its far-field asymptotics; and (3) a general near-field theory for the detailed diagnosis of all physical constituents of aerodynamic force and moment.


Theoretical Aerodynamics Viscous and Compressible Flow Navier-stokes Equations Aerodynamic Force and Moment External Flows

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.College of EngineeringPeking UniversityBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Unified Theoretical Foundations of Lift and Drag in Viscous and Compressible External Flows
  • Authors Luo-Qin Liu
  • Series Title Springer Theses
  • Series Abbreviated Title Springer Theses
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-10-6222-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-4831-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-10-6223-0
  • Series ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series E-ISSN 2190-5061
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 154
  • Number of Illustrations 1 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Engineering Fluid Dynamics
    Fluid- and Aerodynamics
    Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control
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