Richard von Mises

1883 - 1953

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Richard Von Mises was an applied mathematician who worked on fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, aeronautics statistics and probability theory. He gave the first university course on powered flight in 1913.
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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Introduction to Studies presented to Richard von Mises


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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