Osborne Reynolds: On the phenomenon of turbulence

Silvis, M.

Periodiek: Magazine of the FMF, student association for Physics and Mathematics, University of Groningen 3, 14–17 (2015). URL: http://perio.fmf.nl/archief/perio_2015-3.pdf#page=14.

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Osborne Reynolds can be seen as one of the founding fathers of modern turbulence research. During his almost-40-year-long academic career he worked on an wide range of physics and engineering problems, publishing more than 70 papers along the way. Two of these papers have had a very profound impact on the way we think about turbulence, and we'll look into these in the current article.