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Stochastic Tools in Turbulence

Stochastic Tools in Turbulence

By: John L. Lumley

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This accessible treatment offers the mathematical tools for describing and solving problems related to stochastic vector fields. Advanced undergraduates and graduate students will find its use of generalized functions a relatively simple method of resolving mathematical questions. It will prove a valuable reference for applied mathematicians and professionals in the fields of aerospace, chemical, civil, and nuclear engineering.
The author, Professor Emeritus of Engineering at Cornell University, starts with a survey of probability distributions and densities and proceeds to examinations of moments, characteristic functions, and the Gaussian distribution; random functions; and random processes in more dimensions. Extensive appendixes—which include information on Fourier transforms, tensors, generalized functions, and invariant theory—contribute toward making this volume mathematically self-contained.

Reprint of the Academic Press, New York, 1970 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486462706
ISBN 139780486462707
Author/EditorJohn L. Lumley
FormatBook
Page Count208
Dimensions5 3/8 x 8 1/2

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