Karl Weissenberg - The 80th Birthday Celebration Essays
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Acknowledgements

 

 

I would like to acknowledge the assistance of Mr. M. S. Sheikh, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nairobi, Kenya, in the production of this work, especially for reproducing many of the graphs and line drawings.

 

Also to Dr. P. Gay, Mineralogy Department, University of Cambridge and Blackie and Son Ltd., Edinburgh for permission to publish Figure 1a in the essay by Professor H. Lipson. Also to Dr. M. F. Perutz of the MRC Unit for Molecular Biology, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge for permission to publish Figure 1e of the same article. The photograph of the Weissenberg Goniometer is reproduced with the permission of Stoe and CIE, GMBH, Darmstadt, Germany, and the photograph of the Weissenberg Rheogoniometer with permission of Sangamo Controls Ltd., Bognor Regis., U.K.

 

J. H.

 

 

A Weissenberg Goniometer (Courtesey of Stoe & CIE GMBH)

 

 

 

A Weissenberg Rheogoniometer (Courtesey of Sangamo Controls Ltd.)

 

 


 

Contents

 

Preface  /  Acknowledgements  /  Biographical Notes

 

Weissenberg’s Influence on Crystallography

 

Karl Weissenberg and the Development of X-Ray Crystallography

 

The Isolation of, and the Initial Measurements of the Weissenberg Effect

 

        The Role of Similitude in Continuum Mechanics

 

The Effect of Molecular Weight and Concentration of Polymers in Solutions on the Normal Stress Coefficient

 

        Elasticity in Incompressible Liquids

 

The Physical Meaning of Weissenberg's Hypothesis with Regard to the Second Normal-Stress Difference

 

        A Study of Weissenberg's Holistic Approach to Biorheology

 

The Weissenberg Rheogoniometer Adapted for Biorheological Studies

 

        Dr. Karl Weissenberg, 1922-28

 

Weissenberg’s Contributions to Rheology

 

The Early Development of the Rheogoniometer

 

        Some of Weissenberg's More Important Contributions to Rheology: An Appreciation

 

        Publications of Karl Weissenberg and Collaborators  /  List of Contributors

 

Index

 

 

 

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