1700 – Bernoulli – bio

Daniel Bernoulli was born in 1700 in the Netherlands and became a mathematician known for his work with fluid dynamics and probability and statistics. In fluid mechanics, “Bernoulli’s Principle” describes the relationships involved amongst fluid speed, pressure differential and potential energy.

PRECURSOR:
1627 – Boyle
1642 – Newton
1646 – Leibniz
1662 – Boyle’s law

CONCURRENT:
1707 – Euler
1736 – Lagrange
1749 – Laplace

SUBSEQUENT:
1768 – Fourier
1844 – Boltzmann

SEE ALSO:
timeline of fluid mechanics

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