Claude Louis Marie Henri Navier

1785 - 1836

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Claude-Louis Navier was a French mathematician best known for the Navier-Stokes equations describing the behaviour of a incompressible fluid.
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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Claude-Louis Navier
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Paris street namesRue Navier (17th Arrondissement)
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower


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  1. AMS (Navier's bridge) [registration required]

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