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Reference numberEC/1946/18
Previous numbersCert XV, 136; A06150
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TitleRosenhead, Louis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationD.Sc. (Leeds), Ph.D. (Cantab)
Distinguished for his researches in applied mathematics, especially hydrodynamics. His papers contain new and substantial additions to knowledge in connection with the important problems of the formation of vortices from a surface of discontinuity, streets of vortices, wakes and wind-tunnel interference. Other important investigations deal with earth-tides, variation of latitude, percolation of fluid through ground, boundary-layer growth, thermionic tubes and physical chemistry. During the war he was leader of the team of mathematicians associated with the design, development and practical use of rockets.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. G I Taylor; J Proudman; Harold Jeffreys; R V Southwell; G R Goldsbrough; T H Havelock; S Goldstein; A T Doodson; E N da Costa Andrade
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Rosenhead, Louis: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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CodeNameDates
NA1974Rosenhead; Louis (1906 - 1984)1906 - 1984
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