About this title Turbulence is widely recognized as one of the outstanding problems of the physical sciences, but it still remains only partially understood despite having attracted the sustained efforts of many leading scientists for well over a century. In A Voyage Through Turbulence we are transported through a crucial period of the history of the subject via biographies of twelve of its great personalities, starting with Osborne Reynolds and his pioneering work of the s. This book will provide absorbing reading for every scientist, mathematician and engineer interested in the history and culture of turbulence, as background to the intense challenges that this universal phenomenon still presents. Book Description: Biographies of twelve of the leading personalities in turbulence research chart the development of the subject from Osborne Reynolds onward. Written by leading researchers in a style that requires no specialist knowledge, this book is a must for every scientist, engineer and mathematician interested in the history of the subject.
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A Voyage Through Turbulence.
ISBN 13: 9780521149310
A voyage through turbulence