Forrest E. Ames

Dr Forrest E. Ames is a faculty member in the mechanical engineering department at the University of North Dakota. He earned his Master of Science and PhD in mechanical engineering at Stanford University. He began his career at Allison Gas Turbine Division of General Motors where he conducted research on issues related to gas turbine heat transfer and aerodynamics. Dr Ames began his faculty position at the University of North Dakota (UND) in 1997. At UND he teaches thermodynamics, compressible flow, computational fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics. His research has included studies on gas turbine aerodynamics as well as internal heat transfer methods and external heat transfer and film cooling in gas turbines.

An Introduction to Compressible Flow

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$49.95
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$29.95
In Stock Date: 
02/18/2018

Forrest E. Ames

An Introduction to Compressible Flow is a concise, yet comprehensive treatment of one-dimensional compressible flow designed to provide mechanical and aerospace engineering students with the background they need for aerodynamics and turbomachinery courses. This book covers isentropic flow, normal shock waves, oblique shock waves, and Prandtl-Meyer flow and their applications. The first chapter reviews the physics of air, control volume analysis and provides a review of thermodynamics.