## Vilhelm Bjerknes |

Vilhelm Bjerknes | |
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Vilhelm Bjerknes, circa 1920 | |

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Died | 9 April 1951 | (aged 89)

Citizenship | Norwegian |

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Awards | ^{[1]} |

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Institutions | ^{[2]} |

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**Vilhelm Friman Koren Bjerknes** ^{[1]} (^{[3]}) was a Norwegian

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Born in ^{[2]}

Vilhelm Bjerknes became assistant to * Annalen der Physik* (1891–1895).

In 1895, he became professor of applied mechanics and mathematical physics at the ^{[4]}
It was this work that inspired both *Statics and Kinematics*, of a greater work, *Dynamic Meteorology and Hydrography*, were published in 1913 under the auspices of the Institution.^{[2]}

In his 1906 work *Fields of force*, Bjerknes was the first to describe and mathematically derive translational forces on ^{[5]}

In his *Vorlesungen über Hydrodynamische Fernkräfte nach C. A. Bjerknes Theorie* (1900–1902) he gave the first complete mathematical and experimental exposition of the discoveries of his father, whose age and excessive self-criticism had prevented him from finishing his work himself. In a later book, *Die Kraftfelder* (1909), he stated the same theory in a very much generalized form according to methods of his own.^{[2]}

In 1907, Bjerknes returned to the *Synoptische Darstellung atmosphärischer Zustände über Europa*. In 1917, he founded the *On the Dynamics of the Circular Vortex with Applications to the Atmosphere and to Atmospheric Vortex and Wave Motion* (1921), and laid the foundation for the ^{[2]}

From 1926 to his retirement in 1932 he held a position at the ^{[3]} and a ^{[1]} He was awarded the 1932 ^{[6]}

He died of heart problems in Oslo. In 1893 Bjerknes had married Honoria Bonnevie, who in earlier years assisted him much in his scientific work.^{[2]} Their son

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