Classical Fluid Mechanics

Classical Fluid Mechanics

This textbook primarily explains the construction of classical fluid model to readers in a holistic manner and the way it is constructed. Secondly, the book also demonstrates some possible ...
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Basic Hypotheses and Laws

Pp. 19-37 (19)

M. Belevich


We try to show the necessity of accepting the fundamental continuity hypothesis, which implies introduction of such new notions as integral parameters of a medium and their densities. We also discuss a configuration of a body and its deformation as well as methods of its description. The concepts of the Lagrangian and Euler coordinates are considered.


Causality principle, Conservation law, Continuity hypothesis, Continuum, Current configuration, Deformation, Euler coordinates, Integral parameter, Knudsen number, Lagrangian coordinates, Local parameter (density), Reference configuration.


St.Petersburg Russia.