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Mechanics and Mathematics of Fluids of the Differential Type (Hardcover) (Doina Cioranescu)
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This text is the first of its kind to bring together both the thermomechanics and mathematical analysis of Reiner-Rivlin fluids and fluids of grades 2 and 3 in a single book. Each part of the book can be considered as being self-contained. The first part of the book is devoted to a description of the mechanics, thermodynamics and the stability of flows of fluids of grade 2 and grade 3. The second part of the book is concerned with the development of rigorous mathematical results concerning the equations governing the motion of a family of fluids of the differential type. Finally, the proofs of a number of useful results are collected in an appendix.