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Stochastic Methods in Fluid Mechanics

  • Sergio Chibbaro
  • Jean Pierre Minier

Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 548)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jean-Pierre Minier, Sergio Chibbaro
    Pages 1-38
  3. Sergio Chibbaro, Jean-Pierre Minier
    Pages 39-86
  4. Sauro Succi
    Pages 137-165

About this book

Introduction

Since their first introduction in natural sciences through the work of Einstein on Brownian motion in 1905 and further works, in particular by Langevin, Smoluchowski and others, stochastic processes have been used in several areas of science and technology. For example, they have been applied in chemical studies, or in fluid turbulence and for combustion and reactive flows.The articles in this book provide a general and unified framework in which stochastic processes are presented as modeling tools for various issues in engineering, physics and chemistry, with particular focus on fluid mechanics and notably dispersed two-phase flows. The aim is to develop what can referred to as stochastic modeling for a whole range of applications.

Keywords

Fluid mechanics Stochastic processes Turbulence Two-phase flows

Editors and affiliations

  • Sergio Chibbaro
    • 1
  • Jean Pierre Minier
    • 2
  1. 1.Université Pierre Et Marie CurieParisFrance
  2. 2.R&D EDFChatouFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1622-7
  • Copyright Information CISM Udine 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7091-1621-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-1622-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0254-1971
  • Series Online ISSN 2309-3706
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