XXI International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Warsaw, Poland, August 15-21, 2004

Interplay Between Air and Water

Leen van Wijngaarden
University of Twente J.M. Burgers Centre for Fluid Mechanics, Netherlands

In the Introduction I will recall, among others, the period of the Cold war in which thanks to Polish colleagues scientific contacts between East and West were maintained . After that several aspects of the flow of mixtures of air and water will be discussed and illuminated with examples. Finally I will give some comments on the differences and similarities between fundamental and applied science and scientists.

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