from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of applied science that is concerned with the movement of gases and liquids.
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- n. The scientific study of the properties and behavior of moving fluids.
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Driven by the same kinematic properties of fluid dynamics that powered tornadoes, the steam's vertical transfer of energy was counterbalanced by an anticyclonic vorticity spiral that circled the shaft, carrying energy in the opposite direction.
Department head Dr. Tom Davis was a fairly well known specialist in the burgeoning field of computational fluid dynamics CFD.