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Parallel lines as tools for making turbulence visible

Hinterwaldner, Inge. (2013) Parallel lines as tools for making turbulence visible. Representations, no. 124. pp. 1-42.

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Abstract

This article discusses how two physicists - Etienne-Jules Marey and Friedrich Ahlborn - visualized turbulence in air and water around 1900. Their depictions are based upon several creative andconceptual presuppositions that can be revealed by comparing the work of the two, each of whomemployed a field of parallel-aligned lines to depict results. Their similar means of visualizing comparablephenomena turn out to function differently, however, depending on the differences in the ways theselines were conceived and made.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement K√ľnste, Medien, Philosophie > Ehemalige Einheiten Kunstwissenschaften > Neuere Kunstgeschichte (Boehm)
UniBasel Contributors:Hinterwaldner, Inge
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:University of California Press
ISSN:0734-6018
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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Last Modified:31 Dec 2015 10:54
Deposited On:06 Dec 2013 09:35

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