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Basics of Fluid Mechanics
A new version of the book was released.

On 9th Jan 2014, a new and beautiful version 0.3.4.2 (about 682 pages) was released (online). Please take a look at the new version . No pdf form is currently available for this version.
The old version is still available 0.3.4.0 (666 pages pages 8.9M) was released. Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download (8.9M 666pp),
Fundamentals of Compressible Flow
On 14th Feb 2013, the latest version 0.4.9.8 (3.8M pp. 465) was released. Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download. Basics of Fluid Mechanics
A new version of the book was released.

On 21st Dec 2011, a new version 0.3.4.0 (666 pages 8.9M) was released. While this book is in the more advance stage, it contains the best chapter on Fluid Statics and one of the best on Reynolds Transport Theory (mass conservation). It also have a chapter on introduction to multi-phase flow. All are invited to use, check and contribute to the book new version. Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download (8.9M 666pp),
Fundamentals of Compressible Flow Mechanics
On 17th March 2013, the latest version 0.4.9.8 (3.8M 465 pages) was released. Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download. This release is a include extensive discussion about shock tube.

Potto Gas Dynamics Calculator
On 25th January 2008, the latest version 0.5.1 was released. This version, as far as we know, provides by far the best and the most extensive gas dynamics calculations. Now, it also generates the oblique shock figure to any arbitrary specific heat, k. Release Notes, ChangeLog, Software.
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Download Area
The books, software and tables can be downloaded from here. The books are available in source (LaTeX), dvi, postscript, pdf. The software is available in source and executable, no rpm yet (sorry). The tables are available for a number of languages and operating systems. Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download.

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Screenshots
Screenshots let you see what Potto-GDC looks like while it's running. They can give you a good feel for what Potto-GDC is like without downloading the program. You also can the cover pages of the books (back and front).

Read On Line
The "Fundamentals of compressible Flow" can be read on line here. The other books are in process to make then available on line too.

Gas Dynamics Tables
Here you can see and get tables generated by the software and ideas. The Gas dynamics tables can be downloaded in several formats.


About Potto Project

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