As you can see, none of the reviews I have found have been "real." That is they are all "auto-reviews."


Exact closed form solutions to the full Navier-Stokes equations and new perceptions for fluid and gas dynamics. Nova J. Math. Game Theory Algebra 7, No.1, 13-74 (1997).

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Mathematical modelling for fluid and gas dynamic turbulence, Nova J. Math. Game Theory Algebra 6, No.4, 223-274 (1997).

auto-review: Fluid and gas dynamic turbulence modelling within the framework of the Reynolds averaging concept is investigated using a newly developed solution method for the full Navier-Stokes equations. This method permits the transformation of the Reynolds averaged Navier-Stokes equations into a linear set of equations. For the two-dimensional incompressible turbulence the three conservation equations (one continuity equation and two momentum equations) for determining the six unknowns (two velocity components, pressure and three components of turbulence stresses) are solved in a manner that permits the expression of the six variables in terms of three of them. The turbulent stresses are determined without a priori prescribing a stress-rate of strain relation. The results for the circular cylinder compare favorably with experimental and computed results.

Oyibo, Gabriel A.; Brunelle, Eugene J., Vibrations of circular orthotropic plates in affine space, AIAA J. 23, 296-300 (1985).

auto-review: The vibration of an initially compressed plate having a circular geometry and orthotropy is examined in an affine space. Classical linear plate theory and the Hamilton's principle are employed. The plate's equations of motion are particularly simple in the chosen affine space, permitting a free vibration study of the entire composite materials having polar orthotropy. Approximate, but very accurate, standing-wave-type mode shapes are utilized in solving the essentially double eigenvalue problem to determine the effects of midplane forces on the vibration frequencies of the plate. The results indicate that the affine space frequency increases with increasing stiffness ratio $D\sp*\sb{0r}$ but decreases with increasing midplane compression. It is also discovered that, contrary to the trends observed by the authors in previous investigations for rectangular geometry and orthotropy [ibid. 21, 1150-1156 (1983; Zbl. 521.73037)], the affine space frequency increases with increasing generalized Poisson ratio $\epsilon\sb r$.

Oyibo, Gabriel A. Generic approach to determine optimum aeroelastic characteristics for composite forward-swept-wing aircraft, AIAA J. 22, 117-123 (1984).

auto-review: Aeroelastic tailoring, a concept which is critical to the development of forward-swept-wing aircraft, is presented as a multivariable optimization problem in which all of the variables have to be considered - a departure from the current practice in which the fiber orientation angle seems to be the only variable used in the tailoring process. A transformation of the aeroelastic equations of motion for a composite swept wing reveals that the critical aeroelastic characteristics for flutter and divergence are expressible in terms of three bounded generic stiffness variables and the fiber orientation angle. A variation of these variables within their various limits permits a view of the complete continuum of the critical aeroelastic parameters for all composite materials. The results for aeroelastic divergence presented in this paper show that 1) divergence can be eliminated for a) any forward-swept angle and b) a forward-swept wing whose fiber orientation angles are swept back relative to the spanwise reference axis; and 2) an optimum aeroelastically tailored forward-swept wing is one that uses different composite materials oriented at various angles (a configuration that also enhances the wing's strength).


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