fluid dynamics


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fluid dynamics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of fluid mechanics concerned with the movement of gases and liquids.
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Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) calculations were carried out to compare test results with a range of flow conditions.
This project will extend intelligence from small scale laboratory tests to industrial scale piping systems, said Mike Lewis, Global Lead - Computational Fluid Dynamics with Xodus Group.
Intended as a textbook for courses in computational fluid dynamics at the senior undergraduate or graduate level, this book is a follow-up to Fundamentals of Computational Fluid Dynamics by the same authors, which was published in the series Scientific Computation in 2001.
3) is the vector of external forces and moments, such as weight, buoyant, fluid dynamics which produced by the motion of underwater glide vehicle, and disturbed force which produced by the environment.
Sauber Petronas' Technical Director, Willy Rampf, adds: "Success in F1 requires world-class computational fluid dynamics and a cutting-edge aerodynamic team that is armed with the best tools available, such as the AMD Opteron processor.
This time, to gain more insight, they used computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to analyze both the natural water flow and the behavior of the flow that was mechanically induced.
Traditional computational fluid dynamics [CFD] techniques start with Navier-Stokes equations, which mathematically describe a fluid at its continuum level.
If Boeing can fly aircraft based on what computational fluid dynamics is telling them," he explains, "we are confident that what [the computer] says takes place in a glass of Guinness really does occur.
Two such commercial packages have seen use in a plastics setting: Fidap from Fluid Dynamics Inc.
This work explains basics of analytical fluid dynamics and shock wave analysis.
Particularly, the services relate to the planning, preparation, execution, evaluation, reporting and checking of analysis and calculations involving fluids (liquids and gases) in several areas, including thermo-hydraulics and fluid dynamics.