Vorticity and Turbulence Effects in Fluid Structure Interaction
An Application to Hydraulic Structure Design
Edited By: M. Brocchini, University of Genoa, Italy; F. Trivellato, University of Trento, Italy
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WIT Transactions on State-of-the-art in Science and Engineering
This book contains a collection of 11 research and review papers devoted to the topic of fluid-structure interaction.
The subject matter is divided into chapters covering a wide spectrum of recognized areas of research, such as: wall bounded turbulence; quasi 2-D turbulence; canopy turbulence; large eddy simulation; lake hydrodynamics; hydraulic hysteresis; liquid impacts; flow induced vibrations; sloshing flows; transient pipe flow and air entrainment in dropshaft.
The purpose of each chapter is to summarize the main results obtained by the individual research unit through a year-long activity on a specific issue of the above list. The main feature of the book is to bring state of the art research on fluid structure interaction to the attention of the broad international community.
This book is primarily aimed at fluid mechanics scientists, but it will also be of value to postgraduate students and practitioners in the field of fluid structure interaction.