By G. K. Batchelor
Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor (1886-1975) was once a physicist, mathematician and specialist on fluid dynamics and wave thought. he's largely thought of to be one of many maximum actual scientists of the 20 th century. throughout those 4 volumes, released among the years 1958 and 1971, Batchelor has gathered jointly nearly 2 hundred of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor's papers. The papers of the 1st 3 volumes are grouped nearly by way of topic, with quantity IV collating a few miscellaneous papers at the mechanics of fluids. jointly, those volumes permit a radical exploration of the breadth and variety of Sir Taylor's pursuits in the box of fluid dynamics. on the finish of quantity IV, Batchelor presents the reader with either a chronological checklist of the papers awarded throughout all 4 volumes, and an inventory of Sir Geoffrey Taylor's different released articles, finishing this really useful learn and reference paintings.
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