A Gallery of Fluid Motion by M. Samimy,K. S. Breuer,L. G. Leal,P. H. Steen

By M. Samimy,K. S. Breuer,L. G. Leal,P. H. Steen

photographs of fluids in movement have served either medical and creative reasons not less than because the time of Leonardo de Vinci over 500 years in the past. The visualization of fluid circulation has performed an enormous function within the improvement of fluid dynamics and its technological and medical functions, from the evolution of flight to the monitoring of climate to figuring out the move of blood. this day, the department of Fluid Dynamics of the yank actual Society every year sponsors a contest for remarkable photographs of fluid circulate, judged by way of their creative attractiveness and novelty and their contribution to the higher knowing of fluid dynamics. This Gallery is a variety of the photographs that experience gained the contest during the last seventeen years. each one photo is followed via a few explanatory textual content, aimed toward making the gathering an enticing and crucial paintings for everybody drawn to the artwork and technological know-how of fluid flow.

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