By Michael Eckert
This can be the 1st e-book to explain the evolution of fluid dynamics as an immense box in sleek technology and engineering. It includes a description of the interplay among utilized learn and alertness, taking as its instance the historical past of fluid mechanics within the twentieth century.
the focal point lies at the paintings of Ludwig Prandtl, founding father of the aerodynamic examine heart (AVA) in Göttingen, whose principles and courses have stimulated sleek aerodynamics and fluid mechanics in lots of fields. whereas compatible for others, this booklet is meant for ordinary scientists and engineers in addition to historians of technology and expertise.