References for Osborne Reynolds

  1. R H Kargon, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990). See THIS LINK.
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  1. J D Anderson, A History of Aerodynamics (Cambridge, 1997).
  2. D M McDowell and J D Jackson, Osborne Reynolds and Engineering Science Today (Manchester, 1970).


  1. Calendar of anniversaries (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (2) (1992), 128-130.
  2. D Dowson, Osborne Reynolds centenary, 1886-1986, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 201 (1987), 75-96.
  3. H Lamb, Osborne Reynolds, Proc. Roy. Soc. 88A (1912-13), xv-xxi.
  4. N Rott, Note on the history of the Reynolds number, Annual review of fluid mechanics 22 (1990), 1-11.