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

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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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referencedIn Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933. Papers, 1902-1933. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Burgers, J. M. (Johannes Martinus), 1895-. Autobiographical notes, 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rubinowicz, Wojciech. Oral history interview with Wojciech Rubinowicz, 1963 May 18. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Theodore von Kármán papers, 1871-1963 California Institute of Technology. Archives.
referencedIn Struik, Dirk J. (Dirk Jan), 1894-2000. Autobiography, chapter V:Leiden science, 1973. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Burgers, J. M. (Johannes Martinus), 1895-. Papers of Johannes Martinus Burgers, 1912-1980. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Chapman, Sydney, 1888-1970. Festschrift material [microform], 1968. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Burgers, J. M. (Johannes Martinus), 1895-. Papers, ca. 1912-1980. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-. Oral history interview with P. A. M. Dirac, 1962 April 1 to 14 May 1963. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Burgers, J. M. (Johannes Martinus), 1895-. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Jordan, Pascual, 1902-1980. Oral history interview with Ernst Pascual Jordan, 1963 June 17 to 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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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
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Birth 1895-01-13

Death 1981-06-07

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