Fluid Mechanics References

David Sumner, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan

General Fluid Mechanics
  • Abbott, I.H., von Doenhoff, A E., 1959, Theory of Wing Sections, Including a Summary of Airfoil Data, New York: Dover Publications.

  • Anderson, J.D., Jr., 1999. Aircraft Performance and Design. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

  • Anderson, J.D., Jr., Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, 5th edition. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

  • Brandt, S.A., Stiles, R.J., Bertin, J.J., Whitford, R., 2004. Introduction to Aeronautics: a Design Perspective, 2nd edition. AIAA Education Series.  Reston, VA: AIAA.

  • Flandro, G.A., McMahon, H.M., Roach, R.L., 2012. Basic Aerodynamics: Incompressible Flow. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Houghton, E.L., Carpenter, P.W., Collicott, S.H., Valentine, D.T., 2013. Aerodynamics for Engineering Students, 6th edition. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

  • Hucho, W.H., 1993. Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 25, 485-537.

  • Hucho, W.H., ed., 1987. Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles: from Fluid Mechanics to Vehicle Engineering. London: Butterworths.

  • Katz, J., 2006. Aerodynamics of race cars. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 38, 27-63.

  • Lorenz, R.D., 2006. Spinning Flight: Dynamics of Frisbees, Boomerangs, Samaras, and Skipping Stones. New York: Springer.

  • McCormick, B.W.,1995. Aerodynamics, Aeronautics and Flight Mechanics, 2nd edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Experimental Methods and Measurements
Experimental Fluid Mechanics
  • Barlow, J.B., Rae, W.H., Jr., Pope, A., 1999. Low-speed wind tunnel testing, 3rd edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Bergle, A.E., 1990. The role of experimentation in thermofluid sciences. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 3, 2-13.

  • George, W.K., 1990. Governing equations, experiments, and the experimentalist. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 3, 557-566.

  • George, W.K., 1988. The role of experimentation in thermal and fluid science applications. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 1, 109-110.
  • Goldstein, R.J., ed., 1996. Fluid mechanics measurements, 2nd edition. Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.

  • Goldstein, R.J., ed., 1983. Fluid mechanics measurements, Washington: Hemisphere Publishing Corp.
  • Owen, F.K., Owen, A.K., 2008. Measurement and assessment of wind tunnel flow quality. Progress in Aerospace Sciences 44, 315-348.

  • Smits, A.J., 1992. The interplay between experiments and computation in the study of turbulence. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 5, 579-585.
  • Tavoularis, S., 2005. Measurement in fluid mechanics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 

  • Tropea, C., Yarin, A.L., Foss, J.F. (eds.), 2007. Springer handbook of experimental fluid mechanics. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Flow Visualization
  • Didi-Huberman, G., Mannoni, L., 2004. Mouvements de l'air: Etienne-Jules Marey, photographe des fluides, Paris: Editions Gallimard

  • Gad-el-Hak, M., 1992. Splendor of fluids in motion. Progress in Aerospace Sciences 29, 81-123.

  • Samimy, M., Breuer, K.S., Leal, L.G., Steen, P.H. (eds.), 2003. A gallery of fluid motion. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Smits, A.J., Lim, T.T. (eds.), 2012. Flow Visualization: Techniques and Examples, 2nd edition. London: Imperial College Press.

  • Tufte, E.R., 2001. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, 2nd edition, Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press.

  • Van Dyke, M., 1982. An Album of Fuid Motion. Stanford, CA: Parabolic Press.

  • Yang, W.J. (ed.), 2001. Handbook of flow visualization, 2nd edition. New York: Taylor & Francis.

Fluid-Structure Interactions and Flow-Induced Vibrations
  • Bearman, P.W., 2011. Circular cylinder wakes and vortex-induced vibrations. Journal of Fluids and Structures 27, 648-658.

  • Paidoussis, M.P., Price, S.J., de Langre, E., 2011. Fluid-structure interactions: cross-flow-induced instabilities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Force and Shear Stress Measurement
  • Galway, R.D., 1980. A comparison of methods for calibration and use of multi-component strain gauge wind tunnel balances, National Research Council of Canada, National Aeronautical Establishment, NAE LR-600, 40 pp.

  • Naughton, J.W., Sheplak, M., 2002. Modern developments in shear-stress measurement. Progress in Aerospace Sciences 38, 515-570.

Pressure and Temperature Measurement
  • ASTM, 1981. Manual on the use of thermocouples in temperature measurement, 3rd edition, ASTM STP 470B. Philadelphia: ASTM.

  • Benedict, R.P., 1984. Fundamentals of temperature, pressure, and flow measurement, 3rd edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Bryer, D.W., Pankhurst, R.C., 1971. Pressure-probe methods for determining wind speed and flow direction. London, UK: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

  • Chue, S.H., 1975. Pressure probes for fluid measurement. Progress in Aerospace Sciences 16, 147-223.

  • McGee, T.D., 1988. Principles and methods of temperature measurement. New York: Wiley.

  • Quinn, T.J., 1990. Temperature, 2nd edition. London: Academic Press.

  • van Oudheusden, B.W., 2013. PIV-based pressure measurement. Measurement Science and Technology 24, 032001 (32 pages).

  • Webster, J.G. (ed.), 1999. The measurement, instrumentation, and sensors handbook. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

  • Yasa, T., Paniagua, G., 2012. Robust procedure for multi-hole probe data processing. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation 26, 46-54.

Velocity Measurement
  • Adrian, R.J., Westerweel, J., 2011. Particle image velocimetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Albrecht, H.E., 2003. Laser Doppler and phase Doppler measurement techniques. New York: Springer.

  • Bruun, H.H., 1995. Hot-wire anemometry: principles and signal analysis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Durst, F., Melling, A., Whitelaw, J.H., 1976. Principles and practice of laser-Doppler anemometry. London: Academic Press.

  • Raffel, M., Willert, C.E., Kompenhaus, J., 1998. Particle image velocimetry: a practical guide, New York: Springer.

  • Raffel, M., Willert, C.E., Wereley, S.T., Kompenhans, J., 2007. Particle image velocimetry: a practical guide. 2nd Edition, New York: Springer.

  • Scarano, F., 2013. Tomographic PIV: principles and practice. Measurement Science and Technology 24, 012001 (28 pages).

  • Zhang, Z., 2010. LDA application methods: laser Doppler anemometry for fluid dynamics. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Wall-Bounded Flows
Wind Turbines

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