By G. Hauke
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For each ξ, the trajectory of a diﬀerent particle is attained. As ξ is varied, we run through the various particles that make the streakline. 5 The Concept of Flux The ﬂux is a quantity used to measure the amount of a property transported across a surface per unit time. It is one of the most widely used concepts in ﬂuid mechanics. As examples of daily used ﬂuxes, we can cite the volumetric ﬂux and the mass ﬂux. Before proceeding, we need to deﬁne the normal vector to a surface. 6 (Normal vector).
This is one of the salient features of transport phenomena in ﬂuids. And since the ﬂuid motion is impelled by the forces applied to the ﬂuid, these ﬂuid forces are of paramount importance in determination of the mentioned processes. Therefore, this chapter introduces the main forces that for engineering purposes act upon a ﬂuid, namely, body forces, surface forces and surface tension. The concept of static pressure is also explained. 1 Introduction Eventually, we are interested in describing transport phenomena in moving ﬂuids.
In this case we would be using the Lagrangian description because we would be describing the temperature of the same ﬂuid particle with time. Obviously it is much simpler and much more accurate to ﬁx the thermometer at a spatial point. 3 Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Description (ALE) This description ﬁnds application in modern computational tools developed for analysis in engineering and sciences. It consists of recording data at points which move arbitrarily. For example, in a numerical computation the ﬂuid properties are calculated at the mesh nodes.