Computational and Experimental Fluid Mechanics with Applications to Physics, Engineering and the Environment

  • Leonardo Di G. Sigalotti
  • Jaime Klapp
  • Eloy Sira

Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Also part of the Environmental Engineering book sub series (ENVENG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Invited Lectures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Leonardo Di. G. Sigalotti, Eloy Sira, Jaime Klapp, Leonardo Trujillo
      Pages 3-36
    3. Marco Maglio, Dominique Legendre
      Pages 47-69
    4. Jorge L. Cervantes-Cota, Jaime Klapp
      Pages 71-105
    5. Dimas C. Belisario, Leonardo Di. G. Sigalotti
      Pages 121-139
    6. Abel López-Villa, Abraham Medina
      Pages 141-164
    7. Leonardo Trujillo, Leonardo Di. G. Sigalotti
      Pages 165-191
    8. Catalina Stern Forgach, José Manuel Alvarado Reyes
      Pages 193-210
    9. Alberto A. Díaz, Leonardo Trujillo
      Pages 211-233
    10. T. M. Mubita, L. R. Rojas-Solórzano, J. B. Moreno
      Pages 235-247
    11. José R. Castrejón-Pita, Ian M. Hutchings
      Pages 249-257
    12. Jaime Klapp, Leonardo Di G. Sigalotti, Miguel Zavala
      Pages 271-288
    13. Ledys Y. Sánchez, Efrén D. J. Andrades, Erick A. Pacheco, Hilda C. Grassi, Carlos R. Vera-Lagos, Victor J. Andrades-Grassi
      Pages 289-296
    14. Jaime Klapp, Carlos E. Alvarado-Rodríguez, Elizabeth Teresita Romero-Guzmán
      Pages 297-303
  3. Drops, Particles and Waves

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. Franklin Peña-Polo, Armando Blanco, Leonardo Di G. Sigalotti
      Pages 307-314
    3. Jorge Troconis, Armando Blanco, Dominique Legendre, Leonardo Trujillo, Leonardo Di G. Sigalotti
      Pages 335-343
    4. Franklin Peña-Polo, Iván Sánchez, Leonardo Di G. Sigalotti
      Pages 357-365
  4. Multiphase and Multicomponent Flow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 367-367
    2. Miguel V. Paiva-Rojas, Virginia Contreras-Andrade, Solange C. Araujo
      Pages 369-378
    3. Mauricio A. Labarca, Juan J. González, Carlos Araujo
      Pages 379-387
    4. Adriana Brito, H. Salazar, Ramón Cabello, Jorge Trujillo, L. Mendoza, L. Alvarez
      Pages 389-396
    5. Yessica Arellano, Adriana Brito, Jorge Trujillo, Ramón Cabello
      Pages 397-408
    6. Luis D. Peréz Guerra, Jorge Trujillo , William Blanco
      Pages 409-422
    7. Yanet Villasana, Sergio Ramírez, Jorge Ancheyta, Joaquín L. Brito
      Pages 423-430
    8. Adriana Brito, Nelson MacQuhae, Francisco García, Nelson Fernández, José Colmenares
      Pages 431-441
    9. Efrén D. J. Andrades, Ledys Y. Sánchez, Hilda C. Grassi, Erick A. Pacheco, Silvia E. Andrades-Grassi, Gerardo E. Medina-Ramírez
      Pages 453-459
  5. Granular and Porous-Media Flow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 461-461
    2. Juan C. Petit, Juan F. Marín, Leonardo Trujillo
      Pages 463-471
    3. Juan F. Marín, Juan C. Petit, Leonardo Di. G. Sigalotti, Leonardo Trujillo
      Pages 473-480
    4. Estela Mayoral, Mario A. Rodríguez-Meza, Eduardo de la Cruz-Sánchez, Jaime Klapp, Francisco Solórzano-Araujo, César Ruiz-Ferrel et al.
      Pages 481-496
  6. Astrophysical and Relativistic Flow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 497-497
    2. Leonardo Di. G. Sigalotti, Jordan A. Guerra, Hailleen Varela
      Pages 499-507
    3. Guillermo Arreaga-García, Jaime Klapp
      Pages 509-520
    4. Mario A. Rodríguez-Meza, Tonatiuh Matos
      Pages 545-554

About this book


The book presents a collection of selected papers from the I Workshop of the Venezuelan Society of Fluid Mechanics held on Margarita Island, Venezuela from November 4 to 9, 2012. Written by experts in their respective fields, the contributions are organized into five parts:  Part I Invited Lectures, consisting of full-length technical papers on both computational and experimental fluid mechanics covering a wide range of topics from drops to multiphase and granular flows to astrophysical flows,  Part II Drops, Particles and Waves,  Part III Multiphase and Multicomponent Flows,  Part IV Atmospheric and Granular Flows  and Part V Turbulent and Astrophysical Flows. The book is intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students as well as for physicists, chemists and engineers teaching and working in the field of fluid mechanics and its applications. The contributions are the result of recent advances in theoretical and experimental research in fluid mechanics, encompassing both fundamentals as well as applications to fluid engineering design, including pipelines, turbines, flow separators, hydraulic systems and biological fluid elements, and to granular, environmental and astrophysical flows.


Computational Fluid Dynamics Experimental Fluid Mechanics Fluid Dynamics Fluid Engineering Venezuelan Society of Fluid Mechanics

Editors and affiliations

  • Leonardo Di G. Sigalotti
    • 1
  • Jaime Klapp
    • 2
  • Eloy Sira
    • 3
  1. 1.Centro de FísicaInstituto Venezolano de Investigaciones CientíficasSan Antonio de Los AltosVenezuela
  2. 2.Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares and Cinvestav-AbacusLa MarquesaMexico
  3. 3.Centro de FísicaInstituto Venezolano de Investigaciones CientíficasSan Antonio de Los AltosVenezuela

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-00190-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-00191-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1863-5520
  • Series Online ISSN 1863-5539
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