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*Leonard Euler
*Leonard Euler
*Ludwig Prandtl
*Ludwig Prandtl
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*Osborne Reynolds
*Theodore Von Karman
*Theodore Von Karman
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*Boris Grigorievich Galerkin
*John Von Neumann
*John Von Neumann
*Lejeune Dirichlet
*Lejeune Dirichlet
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*Spalding D.B.(needs a first name!)
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*D Brian Spalding (DBS or Brian to his students)
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*Brian Launder
*Rhie C.M.(needs a first name!)
*Rhie C.M.(needs a first name!)
*Chow W.L.(needs a first name!)
*Chow W.L.(needs a first name!)
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*Suhas Patankar
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*Suhas V Patankar
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*Ramesh Agarwal
*Milovan Peric
*Milovan Peric
*Andre-Louis Cholesky
*Andre-Louis Cholesky
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*Kurt Friedrichs
*Kurt Friedrichs
*Hans Lewy
*Hans Lewy
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*Peter D. Lax
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*Burton Wendroff
*Olga Ladyschenskaya
*Olga Ladyschenskaya
*Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
*Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
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*T. Inui
*T. Inui
*W. Froude
*W. Froude
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*Gopal R. Shevare
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*Sergei K. Godunov
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*G.I. Taylor
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*G.K. Batchelor
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*S. Osher
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*R. Whitcomb
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*R.T. Jones
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*Edward Norton Lorenz (creator of Predicability and Strange Attractor thories)
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*Joseph Smagorinsky (developped first Large Eddy Simulation model, in 1963)
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Revision as of 18:50, 8 August 2012

This section presents short biographical sketches of the people who were the pillars in CFD. Here is an elementary list of some of these people. Please feel free to add more names to the list or research any of the names presented here and include a short sketch of their lives along with their contributions to CFD. Here is a good resource for biographies http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/BiogIndex.html

  • Claude Navier
  • George Stokes
  • Daniel Bernoulli
  • Leonard Euler
  • Ludwig Prandtl
  • Osborne Reynolds
  • Theodore Von Karman
  • Boris Grigorievich Galerkin
  • John Von Neumann
  • Lejeune Dirichlet
  • D Brian Spalding (DBS or Brian to his students)
  • Brian Launder
  • Rhie C.M.(needs a first name!)
  • Chow W.L.(needs a first name!)
  • Suhas V Patankar
  • Ramesh Agarwal
  • Milovan Peric
  • Andre-Louis Cholesky
  • Richard Courant
  • Kurt Friedrichs
  • Hans Lewy
  • Peter D. Lax
  • Burton Wendroff
  • Olga Ladyschenskaya
  • Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
  • Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
  • Nikolai Mitrofanovich Krylov
  • Martin Wilhelm Kutta
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
  • Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov
  • John Henry Michell
  • Ernest Oliver Tuck
  • John Nicholas Newman
  • Touvia Miloh
  • John V. Wehausen
  • Fritz Ursell
  • Horace Lamb
  • Hajime Maruo
  • Georg P. Weinblum
  • Thomas H. Havelock
  • Carl David Tolmé Runge
  • A.M.O. Smith
  • John Hess
  • Som D. Sharma
  • J. J. Stoker
  • Hermann Schlichting
  • W.C.S. Wigley
  • Marshall P. Tulin
  • Klaus W.H. Eggers
  • Louis Landweber
  • M.J. Lighthill
  • Tuncer Cebeci
  • A.A. Townsend
  • K. Stewartson
  • L. Morino
  • T. Inui
  • W. Froude
  • Gopal R. Shevare
  • Sergei K. Godunov
  • G.I. Taylor
  • G.K. Batchelor
  • S. Osher
  • R. Whitcomb
  • R.T. Jones
  • Edward Norton Lorenz (creator of Predicability and Strange Attractor thories)
  • Joseph Smagorinsky (developped first Large Eddy Simulation model, in 1963)




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