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By Peter A. Davidson, Yukio Kaneda, Keith Moffatt, Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

ISBN-10: 0521149312

ISBN-13: 9780521149310

ISBN-10: 0521198682

ISBN-13: 9780521198684

Turbulence is well known as one of many notable difficulties of the actual sciences, however it nonetheless is still in simple terms partly understood regardless of having attracted the sustained efforts of many prime scientists for good over a century. In A Voyage via Turbulence we're transported via a vital interval of the background of the topic through biographies of twelve of its nice personalities, beginning with Osborne Reynolds and his pioneering paintings of the Eighteen Eighties. This e-book will offer soaking up analyzing for each scientist, mathematician and engineer attracted to the heritage and tradition of turbulence, as historical past to the serious demanding situations that this common phenomenon nonetheless provides.

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Roy. , 170, 727–845. , 1883. An experimental investigation of the circumstances which determine whether the motion of water shall be direct or sinuous and the law of resistance in parallel channels, Phil. Trans. Roy. , 174, 935–982. , 1886. On the theory of lubrication and its application to Mr BeauchampTower’s experiments, Phil. Trans. Roy. , 187, 157–234. , 1895. On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion, Phil. Trans. Roy. , 186A, 123–164.

But neither would he assert that it was wrong! Stokes’ concluding sentence seems to imply that he had finished with the matter, but Lord Rayleigh evidently had other ideas. Although the exchanges are incomplete it seems that Rayleigh pressed Stokes to go further and, when Stokes pleaded that he had mislaid the copy of the paper, he arranged for him to be sent another copy. ) On 5 December 1894, Sir George sent this second copy back indicating that he had now found the copy originally sent to him.

It is appropriate that the final word here should go to Horace Lamb, who in his obituary notice wrote (Lamb, 1913): The character of Reynolds was, like his writings, strongly individual. He was conscious of the value of his work, but was content to leave it to the mature judgement of the scientific world. For advertisement he had no taste; and undue pretensions on the part of others only elicited a tolerant smile. 13 Osborne Reynolds with staff and students of the Engineering Department, 1903. c The University of Manchester.

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