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Irmgard Flugge-Lotz: Famous women in fluid mechanics

Author(s): Willi H. Hager

Linked Author(s): Willi H. Hager

Keywords: Hydrolink; Women Engineers Achievements Award; Irmgard Flugge-Lotz; Gottingen University; Hydraulicians in Europe Volume 2


Biography extracted from the book Hydraulicians in Europe Volume 2, by Willi H. Hager. Irmgard Flugge-Lotz entered Technical University of Hannover in 1923 and graduated in engineering thereby specializing in aeronautics. She received the PhD title in 1929 and derived two years later the Lotz-Method for calculating the distribution of pressure in aircraft wings of different shapes.


Year: 2021

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