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Theoretical investigations into Huid mechanics in the last century were mainly based on the ideal fluid, i.e. a fluid which is inviscid and incompressible. Read the first page
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
good book ; bad translation Jan. 25 2005
By me - Published on
Format: Hardcover
this is a classic book. however, the new 8th edition is not translated very well. i have an older english version (6th edition, 1968) that is translated much better. even where the content is the same between the two editions, the "updated" translation is worse that in the original version.
11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
A Must-have Book for Fluid Mechanics Researchers! Oct. 22 2000
By Qiang Xu - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This is the best and the most classical fluid mechanics book that i have read. Read it through carefully and you will get much from it. Reading it from time to time can give you many new knowledge every time.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Classic book. Oct. 30 2006
By Dr. Rajani K. Sahoo - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This is the classic book on the subject to be ever written and retains its class by incorporating some of the recent developments in the boundary layer theory.

A great collection for anyone in the field of turbulence, aerodynamics ...
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Unsurpassed May 18 2007
By kelly londry - Published on
Format: Hardcover
Although I have only the first edition, I still find it to be of immense value, and hands-down superior to any other book on the subject (save the newer edition perhaps). It seamlessly weaves together theory, mathematics, and experimental observation, into a very readable and (surprisingly) interesting text. Because it explains the fundamentals so well, Schlichting's book is one of those rare engineering classics that will continue to be of value for a very long time to come.
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Great text May 28 2013
By Kyle - Published on
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Amazing text by the original author, revised and updated and delivered in a new, clean package. Great book and THE text for anyone learning about or doing high end research in boundary layers.