A Physical Introduction to Fluid Mechanics by A.J. Smits, published by John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-25349-9 (out November, 1999). This web site maintains an up-to-date list of web sites that contain instructional material.
Turbulence Program Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Royal Academy of Engineering.
1998 Syracuse University Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Fluid Dynamics.
This link leads to an extensive bibliography on turbulence and related subjects. Maintained by Peter Bradshaw.
Foundation Center Online.
Von Karman Institute (VKI).
VKI Lecture Series Announcements.
AGARD Special Course on Compressible Turbulence: especially recommended for graduate students, who are not charged any registration fees.
Les Houches Summer School program: " New trends in turbulence ".
Applied Aerodynamics: an online aerodynamics textbook by Ilan Kroo.
Numerical Methods for 1D Compressible Flows (Interactive Book).
Hypermedia version of James Fay's Fluid Mechanics textbook.
Viscous Fluid Dynamics course material by Geoffrey K Aldis at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
The Expert System for Thermodynamics©
, by Subrata (Sooby) Bhattacharjee, San Diego State University.
Convection experiments. Easily reproduced convection experiments (smoke in a box) with bizarre results, by Phil Henshaw.
Engineering Applets. Interactive Java programs for
Fluid Dynamics and Solid Mechanics
Ideal Flow Machine
The Ideal Flow Mapper
The Virtual Shock Tube
The Compressible Aerodynamics Calculator
Thermodynamics of Air
Boundary Layer Applets
Mohr's Circle Applet
Java Virtual Wind Tunnel. An interactive two-dimensional inviscid CFD simulation of a channel
with a bump. You can experiment with different inlet conditions and change 2nd and 4th order
damping, while you see how the solution evolves. The numerical method is a standard Jameson
explicit Runge-Kutta scheme. Written by David Oh.
Educational CFD program which computes subsonic, transonic, and supersonic flow over 2-D elements. Free download. Program by Axel Rohde.
Quick 'n Simple: A Computational Fluid Dynamics program by Scott Forbes and Gerald Recktenwald. Free download, examples, etc.
The K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook. A very
attractive site that is worth a visit. Some of the materials make sense even at a high-school
SimScience Fluid Dynamics Modules. Three levels of instruction.
Aero Design Team Online.
Middle school level introduction to aeronautics. Excellent source material, and an extensive list
of internet links on similar topics.
Discussion on the connection between pressure and velocity, and the interpretation of Bernoulli's equation.
Another Bicycle Aerodynamics site, including links.
Computer simulations for
MSDOS, demonstrating the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability and the Von Karman vortex street, by David Porthouse.
Interactive website featuring fluid flow, hydrology, hydraulics, and unit
conversion calculations, maintained by Ken Edwards from LMNO Engineering, Research, and Software, Ltd.
introduction to Proper Orthogonal Decomposition.
Soap film visualization: A
How To Guide.
Graphics-oriented, conceptual aircraft design program developed at Notre Dame and on display at the
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
NASA Technical Reports Server at Langley Research Center.
Observatorium: How Planes Fly.
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Failure. Includes mpeg movie of the disaster.
Purdue Engineering Salary
UCLA Engineering Salary
A Beginners Guide to
HTML. Maintained by NCSA.
of HTML Style.
Hypertext Help with LaTeX.
Maintained by GISS.
convert your document to HTML. Maintained by International Journal of Fluid Dynamics.
Index to Shareware on the Net.
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