Mathematician:Michael James Lighthill

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Mathematician

British applied mathematician, known for his pioneering work in the field of aeroacoustics.


Nationality

British


History

  • Born: 23 January 1924 in Paris, France
  • Died: 17 July 1998 in Sark, Channel Islands


Theorems and Definitions

Publications

  • 1952: On sound generated aerodynamically. I. General theory
  • 1954: On sound generated aerodynamically. II. Turbulence as a source of sound
  • 1958: Introduction to Fourier Analysis
  • 1958: Introduction to Fourier analysis and generalised functions
  • 1960: Higher approximations in aerodynamics theory
  • 1986: An informal introduction to theoretical fluid mechanics
  • 1987: Mathematical Biofluiddynamics
  • 2001: Waves in fluids


Also known as

Known as Michael Lighthill as a young man, in later years preferred James.


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