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Basics of Fluid Mechanics
A new version of the book was released on 12th July 2021, a new and beautiful version 0.5.2 (about 745 pages 11M) was released. Please take a look at the new version The old version is still available (666 pages pages 8.9M) was released.
Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download (11M 745pp).
Ship Stability and Other Bodies
A new version 0.5.2 of the book was released on July 1st, 2021 (3.5M 167 pages), a new and beautiful version. Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download (3.5M 167pp).
Please note the book is revolutionary because new theory and experiment to verified it.
Fundamentals of Compressible Flow
A new version of the book was released on 15th July 2021, 0.5.0 (5.5M pp. 528 pages) was released. This release is add some new information and corrections.
Release Notes, ChangeLog, Download (5.5M 526pp).
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, GDC 0.5.1.
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. to any arbitrary specific heat, k. Release Notes, ChangeLog, GDC 0.5.1.
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 Online
Some of the textbooks can read online here. The largest Gas Dynamics Tables in the world also can be accessed from here.

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