Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 February 2009

370 Pages | Numerous halftones & line drawings

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780199559114

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Worlds of Flow

A history of hydrodynamics from the Bernoullis to Prandtl

Olivier Darrigol

  • First fully-fledged history of hydrodynamics.
  • Provides full and clear accounts of the main conceptual advances.
  • Explains the concrete motivations behind modern-day fluid mechanics.
  • Well- documented and illustrated material based on original research.
  • Attends to the cultural conditions of innovation.