Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics

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Prandtl, Ludwig

  • Holm Altenbach
  • Otto T. Bruhns
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-53605-6_289-1
Ludwig Prandtl ( February 4, 1875, in Freising, Germany; †August 15, 1953, in Göttingen, Germany) was an engineer with contributions to aerodynamics but also to solid mechanics, especially the theory of plasticity.
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References

  1. Bruhns O (2019) The history of plasticity. In: Bruhns O (ed) Encyclopedia of continuum mechanics. Springer, ChamGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Institut für MechanikOtto-von-Guericke-Universität MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute of MechanicsRuhr-University BochumBochumGermany

Section editors and affiliations

  • Holm Altenbach
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  1. 1.Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Institut für MechanikOtto-von-Guericke-Universität MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany