References for Joseph Boussinesq

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  1. L Félix, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. J D Anderson, A History of Aerodynamics (Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1997).
  2. O Darrigol, Worlds of Flow: A History of Hydrodynamics from the Bernoullis to Prandtl (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005).
  3. E Picard, La vie et l'oeuvre de Joseph Boussinesq (Académie des Sciences, Discours et notices, Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1933).
  4. S P Timoshenko, History of Strength of Materials: With a Brief Account of the History of Theory of Elasticity and Theory of Structures (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1953).


  1. P-A Bois, Joseph Boussinesq (1842-1929) : a pioneer of mechanical modelling at the end of the 19th Century, C. R. Mecanique 335 (2007), 479-495.
  2. M Parreau, Joseph-Valentin Boussinesq (1842-1929) (2004).
  3. F Schmitt, About Boussinesq's turbulent viscosity hypothesis: historical remarks and a direct evaluation of its validity, C. R. Mecanique 335 (2007).
  4. R K Zeytounian, Joseph Boussinesq and his Approximation: a contemporary view, C. R. Mecanique 331 (2003), 575-586.

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