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book reviews Large Eddy Simulation of Complex Engineering computing is clearly outside the scope of a single and Geophysical Flows. Boris Galperin and Steven volume. However, this is an important tool that is A. Orszag, Eds. 1993. 600 pp. $74.95. Hardbound. necessary to the further progress of LES research and Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-5-21-4009-7. deserves the consideration given where an overview of the important design characteristics are provided. The book is a compilation of invited papers pre- Most of the chapters present overviews of the particu- sented at a workshop in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, lar subject at hand, and the reader must refer to cited in 1990 on large eddy simulation (LES) modeling and papers for a more in-depth understanding of the parallel computing. As stated by the editors, a few material. On the other hand, a few of the chapters chapters and additional material were added after the present quite comprehensive and detailed discus- workshop to represent the status of LES modeling at sions of their topic. Overall, it is an excellent reference the end of 1993. Most of the material presented book for scientists working in almost any discipline assumes the reader has at least an introductory http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-75.10.1869
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Large Eddy Simulation of Complex Engineering computing is clearly outside the scope of a single and Geophysical Flows. Boris Galperin and Steven volume. However, this is an important tool that is A. Orszag, Eds. 1993. 600 pp. $74.95. Hardbound. necessary to the further progress of LES research and Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-5-21-4009-7. deserves the consideration given where an overview of the important design characteristics are provided. The book is a compilation of invited papers pre- Most of the chapters present overviews of the particu- sented at a workshop in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, lar subject at hand, and the reader must refer to cited in 1990 on large eddy simulation (LES) modeling and papers for a more in-depth understanding of the parallel computing. As stated by the editors, a few material. On the other hand, a few of the chapters chapters and additional material were added after the present quite comprehensive and detailed discus- workshop to represent the status of LES modeling at sions of their topic. Overall, it is an excellent reference the end of 1993. Most of the material presented book for scientists working in almost any discipline assumes the reader has at least an introductory

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Oct 1, 1994

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