Review Article

Nine Decades of Fluid Mechanics

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Mohamed Gad-el-Hak

Caudill Professor
Fellow ASME
Department of Mechanical and
Nuclear Engineering,
Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA 23284
e-mail: gadelhak@vcu.edu

Contributed by the Fluids Engineering Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF FLUIDS ENGINEERING. Manuscript received January 13, 2016; final manuscript received May 26, 2016; published online August 11, 2016. Assoc. Editor: Jinkook Lee.

J. Fluids Eng 138(10), 100802 (Aug 11, 2016) (10 pages) Paper No: FE-16-1036; doi: 10.1115/1.4033961 History: Received January 13, 2016; Revised May 26, 2016

As the ASME Division of Fluids Engineering celebrates its 90th Anniversary, I make a broad-brush sweep of progress in the field of fluid mechanics during this period. Selected theoretical, numerical, and experimental advances are described. The inventions of laser and computer have profound effects on humanity, but their influence on fluid mechanics is particularly elucidated in this review.

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