Worlds of Flow: A History of Hydrodynamics from the Bernoullis to Prandtl

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The first of its kind, this book is an in-depth history of hydrodynamics from its eighteenth-century foundations to its first major successes in twentieth-century hydraulics and aeronautics. It documents the foundational role of fluid mechanics in developing a new mathematical physics. It gives full and clear accounts of the conceptual breakthroughs of physicists and engineers who tried to meet challenges in the practical worlds of hydraulics, navigation, blood circulation, meteorology, and aeronautics, and it shows how ...

Worlds of Flow: A History of Hydrodynamics from the Bernoullis to Prandtl 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199559114

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Worlds of Flow: A History of Hydrodynamics from the Bernoullis to Prandtl 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198568438

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