Biography of Professor Hermann Schlichting

  • D. Hummel
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 102)


Hermann Schlichting was born on September 22, 1907 in Balje (District Stade, Northern Lower Saxony, Germany). After his years at High School, he studied from 1926 to 1930 Mathematics, Physics and Applied Mechanics at the Universities of Jena, Wien and Göttingen. In 1930 he wrote his thesis “Über das ebene Windschattenproblem” and he got his PhD under Prof. Ludwig Prandtl at the University Göttingen, and in the same year he passed the government examination for teachers in Mathematics and Physics.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Hummel
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  1. 1.Institut für StrömungsmechanikTU BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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