Walter Noll

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Noll in 2010

Walter Noll (January 7, 1925 – June 6, 2017) was a German-born American mathematician, and Professor Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University. He was best known for developing mathematical tools of classical mechanics and thermodynamics.[1] He was born in Berlin, Germany.

Noll has served as a visiting professor at the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Karlsruhe, the Israel Institute of Technology, the École Polytechnique in Nancy, the University of Pisa, the University of Pavia, and the University of Oxford.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

Noll died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 6, 2017, aged 92.

Books[change | change source]

  • Noll, Walter and Truesdell, Clifford (1965) The Non-Linear Field Theories of Mechanics. Springer-Verlag, New York. ISBN 3-540-02779-3.
  • Noll, Walter; Coleman, B. D.; and Markovitz, H. (1966) Viscometric Flows of Non-Newtonian Fluids, Theory and Experiment. Springer-Verlag, New York. ASIN B0006BN90G.
  • Noll, Walter (1974) Foundations of Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Selected Papers. Springer-Verlag, New York. ISBN 0-387-06646-2.
  • Noll, Walter (1987) Finite-Dimensional Spaces: Algebra, Geometry, and Analysis, Vol. I. Kluwer Academic Publishers. ISBN 90-247-3581-5. A corrected version (2006) is published on Professor Noll's website.
  • Noll, Walter (2004) Five Contributions to Natural Philosophy. Published on Professor Noll's website

References[change | change source]

  1. Ignatieff, Y. (1996). The Mathematical World of Walter Noll. Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-59440-X.
  2. List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-02-24.