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Book Information:

Author: Alexandre Chorin

Title: Vorticity and turbulence

Additional book information: Appl. Math. Sci. Ser., vol. 103, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1994, viii + 174 pp., ISBN 0-387-94197-5, $35.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Andrew J. Majda

Affiliation: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**33**(1996), 71-73

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-96-00632-5

Review copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society