Claude Louis Marie Henri Navier
10 February 1785
|Died||21 August 1836 (aged 51)|
|Alma mater||École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées|
|Known for||Navier–Stokes equations|
|Institutions||École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées|
French Academy of Science
|Academic advisors||Joseph Fourier|
Claude-Louis Navier (born Claude Louis Marie Henri Navier; French: [klod lwi maʁi ɑ̃ʁi navje]; 10 February 1785 – 21 August 1836), was a French engineer, mathematician and physicist. His works were based in continuum mechanics.
The Navier–Stokes equations are named after him and George Gabriel Stokes.