Encyclopedia > Fluid mechanics

  Article Content

Fluid mechanics

Fluid mechanics is a branch of continuum mechanics that relies on the approximation of molecular fluids claimed in the continuum postulate (not to be confused with the continuum hypothesis) to describe the deformation of gases and liquids. Alternate derivation via statistical mechanics justifies, for example, the use of fluid dynamic models and terminology in traffic engineering.

See also

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Class Warfare

... is a book of interviews with Noam Chomsky conducted by David Barsamian[?]. It was first published in the UK by Pluto Press[?] in 1996. The contents runs as follows: ...

This page was created in 29.8 ms