L. Hector Juarez

Universidad Autónoma MetropolitanaMexico

Professor L. Hector Juarez received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Houston (USA), in 1996. He also was a postdoctoral fellow and assistant visiting professor of the same institution during the period 1999-2002. Since 2002 he is full professor of applied mathematics at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa (UAM-I) in Mexico City, and currently is a Fellow of the National Research System in Mexico, level 2. He has participated in numerous research projects and published several research articles, reports, conference proceedings and book chapters, mainly in CFD, numerical solution of PDE, mathematical modeling and computer simulation. He has been supervisor of several graduate students, and has participated in numerous academic committees. It has also helped organize numerous national and international meetings in Mexico, and he has participated in many others abroad. Professor Juárez was recently elected member of the Main Board of the Mexican Mathematical Society for the period 2012-2014.

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The content of this book covers several up-to-date topics in fluid dynamics, computational modeling and its applications, and it is intended to serve as a general reference for scientists, engineers, and graduate students. The book is comprised of 30 chapters divided into 5 parts, which include: winds, building and risk prevention; multiphase flow, structures and gases; heat transfer, combustion and energy; medical and biomechanical applications; and other important themes. This book also provides a comprehensive overview of computational fluid dynamics and applications, without excluding experimental and theoretical aspects.

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