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Hermann von Helmholtz

* 1821 in Potsdam
+ 1894 in Berlin


   

Hermann von
                Helmholtz

1994
              
Helmholtz

1971

German physician, physicist, and philosopher.
In physics, he is known for his theories on the conservation of energy,
work in electrodynamics, chemical thermodynamics,
and on a mechanical foundation of thermodynamics.

Kelvin–Helmholtz instability

The Kelvin–Helmholtz instability (after Lord Kelvin and Hermann von Helmholtz) can occur
when there is velocity shear in a single continuous fluid,
or where there is a velocity difference across the interface between two fluids.



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