Applied Dimensional Analysis and Modeling (2nd Ed.)

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Applied Dimensional Analysis and Modeling provides the full mathematical background and step-by-step procedures for employing dimensional analyses, along with a wide range of applications to problems in engineering and applied science, such as fluid dynamics, heat flow, electromagnetics, astronomy and economics. This new edition offers additional worked-out examples in mechanics, physics, geometry, hydrodynamics, and biometry.

* Covers 4 essential aspects and applications:
- principal characteristics of dimensional systems
- applications of dimensional techniques in engineering, mathematics and geometry
- applications in biosciences, biometry and economics
- applications in astronomy and physics
* Offers more than 250 worked-out examples and problems with solutions
* Provides detailed descriptions of techniques of both dimensional analysis and dimensional modeling
Chapter 1: Mathematical Preliminaries by Pál Rózsa
Chapter 2: Formats and Classification
Chapter 3: Dimensional Systems
Chapter 4: Transformation of Dimensions
Chapter 5: Arithmetic of Dimensions
Chapter 6: Dimensional Homogeneity
Chapter 7: Structure of Physical Relations
Chapter 8: Systematic Determination of Complete Set
of Products of Variables
Chapter 9: Transformations
Chapter 10: Number of Sets of Dimensionless Products
of Variables
Chapter 11: Relevancy of Variables
Chapter 12: Economy of Graphical Presentation
Chapter 13: Forms of Dimensionless Relations
Chapter 14: Sequence of Variables in the
Dimensional Set
Chapter 15: Alternate Dimensions
Chapter 16: Methods of Reducing the Number of
Dimensionless Variables
Chapter 17: Dimensional Modeling
Chapter 18: Forty-three Additional Applications
References
Appendices
Upper Undergraduate and First-year Graduate students in Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Engineering, students in Materials Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Engineering Mechanics, Professional Engineers in Mechanical, Civil and Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturers of primary structural materials, particularly structural metals like steel and aluminum, Manufacturing Engineers in the Aerospace, Aeronautical and Automotive industries