Burgers, J. M. (Johannes Martinus), 1895-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1895-01-13
Death 1981-06-07
Americans
Italian, French, Multiple languages, Russian, Dutch; Flemish, English, Spanish; Castilian, German

Biographical notes:

Burgers (1895-1981). Physicist (fluid dynamics, theory of turbulence, viscosity of suspensions). Major affiliations Include: Technische Hogeschool te Delft, Delft, Netherlands, 1918-1955; and University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, 1955-1965.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1912-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122336093

Physicist (fluid dynamics, theory of turbulence, viscosity of suspensions). Major affiliations include: technische Hodeschool te Delft, Delft, Netherlands, 1918-1975; and University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, 1975-. He died in 1981.

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81865290

Burgers was an author and professor of fluid dynamics at the University of Maryland College Park.

He was a leading authority on fluid dynamics and worked extensively on the theory of turbulence, exploring what is now known as the Burgers equation. He also wrote fundamental papers on the intrinsic viscosity of suspensions.

From the description of Papers of Johannes Martinus Burgers, 1912-1980. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 17655766

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Subjects:

  • Research institutes
  • Burgers equation
  • Fluid dynamics--Research
  • Physics--Study and teaching
  • Aerodynamics
  • Brain drain
  • Physicists--Biography
  • Solid state physics
  • Shock waves (Fluid dynamics)--Research
  • Fluids (Physics)--Research
  • Physicists--Correspondence
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Physics--Congresses

Occupations:

  • Physicists

Places:

  • United States--Maryland (as recorded)
  • Netherlands (as recorded)