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Milton Van Dyke

Born: Aug 1, 1922

Death: May 10, 2010

Birthplace: Chicago

Nationality: United States

Milton Van Dyke

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1922
Date of Death : May 10, 2010
Birth Place : Chicago

Milton Denman Van Dyke was Professor of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. He was known for his work in fluid dynamics, especially with respect to the use of perturbation analysis in aerodynamics. His often-cited book An Album of Fluid Motion presents a collection of about 400 selected black-and-white photographs of flow visualization in experiments, received – on his request – from researchers all over the world. Together with Bill Sears, Milton founded the Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, in 1969, for which he was an editor until 2000.

Also known as

  • Milton Denman Van Dyke

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada
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