References for Claude-Louis Navier

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  1. R M McKeon, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. A B de Saint-Venant, C Navier, Résumé des leçons donnée à l'École des ponts et chaussées (Paris, 1864).
  2. J D Anderson, A History of Aerodynamics (Cambridge, 1997).


  1. E F Kranakis, Navier's theory of suspension bridges, From ancient omens to statistical mechanics, Acta Hist. Sci. Nat. Med. 39 (Copenhagen, 1987), 247-258.
  2. J Langins, From Bélider to Navier through the École Polytechnique : the consolidation of the science of mathematical engineering in France (Spanish), Mathesis 8 (1) (1992), 13-29.
  3. A Picon, Navier and the introduction of suspension bridges in France, Construction History 4 (1988), 21-34.

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