A Physical Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

A Physical Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Updates on Problems
Updates on Text
Links to Fluid Mechanics Sites
Picture and Video Gallery

This site is the web resource to accompany A Physical Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, published by John Wiley & Sons, 2000 (Second Printing May, 2001). A complete description of the book is available at Contents and Description.

This website contains updates on problems (corrections, clarifications, new problems), updates on the text, (corrections, clarifications, new material), links to interesting sites with a strong fluid mechanics content, and the Picture of the Week folder. It is permanently under construction.

To report errors or omissions in the text, or suggest additional material, please send the details by email to A.J. Smits.

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  • This page is maintained by

    Alexander J. Smits
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
    Room D302, Engineering Quadrangle
    Princeton University.

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    This page was launched June 9, 1999.