# Chia-Chiao Lin

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Chinese-American applied mathematician

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#742

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#171

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Applied Mathematics

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#2

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#819

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#1085

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#310

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## Chia-Chiao Lin's Degrees

- PhD Mathematics University of California, Berkeley
- Masters Mathematics University of California, Berkeley

## Why Is Chia-Chiao Lin Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Chia-Chiao Lin was a Chinese-born American applied mathematician and Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lin made major contributions to the theory of hydrodynamic stability, turbulent flow, mathematics, and astrophysics.

## Chia-Chiao Lin's Published Works

### Published Works

- The theory of hydrodynamic stability (1955) (978)
- On the Spiral Structure of Disk Galaxies. (1964) (821)
- ON THE SPIRAL STRUCTURE OF DISK GALAXIES. III. COMPARISON WITH OBSERVATIONS. (1969) (355)
- On the spiral structure of disk galaxies, ii. Outline of a theory of density waves. (1966) (241)
- On the Stability of Two-Dimensional Parallel Flows. (1944) (227)
- On the Motion of Vortices in Two Dimensions: I. Existence of the Kirchhoff-Routh Function. (1941) (189)
- The gravitational collapse of a uniform spheroid. (1965) (182)
- On the Secondary Motion Induced by Oscillations in a Shear Flow (1960) (174)
- On the stability of two-dimensional parallel flows. I. General theory (1945) (160)
- On Taylor’s hypothesis and the acceleration terms in the Navier-Stokes equation (1953) (159)
- Modal Approach to the Morphology of Spiral Galaxies. I. Basic Structure and Astrophysical Viability (1989) (155)
- Modal approach to the morphology of spiral galaxies. II: Dynamical mechanisms (1989) (127)
- Density Wave Theory of Spiral Structure of Galaxies (1979) (106)
- On Two-Dimensional Non-steady Motion of a Slender Body in a Compressible Fluid (1948) (104)
- Note on a class of exact solutions in magneto-hydrodynamics (1957) (91)
- On the nature of the boundary layer near the leading edge of a flat plate (1948) (89)
- Investigation of the stability of the laminar boundary layer (1946) (87)
- On the Motion of Vortices in Two Dimensions: II. Some Further Investigations on the Kirchhoff-Routh Function. (1941) (79)
- On the stability of two-dimensional parallel flows. II. Stability in an inviscid fluid (1945) (70)
- On the mechanical behaviour of metals in the strain-hardening range (1947) (61)
- On the Concept of Similiarity in the Theory of Isotropic Turbulence (1949) (53)
- Some recent investigations in the theory of hydrodynamic stability (1950) (45)
- Spiral structure in galaxies. (1968) (40)
- MODAL APPROACH TO THE MORPHOLOGY OF SPIRAL GALAXIES. III: APPLICATION TO THE GALAXY M81 (1994) (40)
- ON A THEORY OF DISPERSION BY CONTINUOUS MOVEMENTS. (1960) (29)
- Unstable spiral modes in disk-shaped galaxies. (1976) (29)
- On the asymptotic solutions of a class of ordinary differential equations of the fourth order. I. Existence of regular formal solutions (1960) (28)
- Note on the Law of Decay of Isotropic Turbulence. (1948) (27)
- On the Statistical Theory of Isotropic Turbulence1 (1951) (26)
- Turbulent Flow, Theoretical Aspects. (1987) (25)
- Discrete spiral modes in disk galaxies: Some numerical examples based on density wave theory. (1977) (25)
- On the Mathematical Theory of a Galaxy of Stars (1966) (23)
- ON THE STABILITY OF THE LAMINAR MIXING REGION BETWEEN TWO PARALLEL STREAMS IN A GAS (1953) (22)
- The Dynamics of Disk-Shaped Galaxies (1967) (21)
- On the instability of laminar flow and its transition to turbulence (1958) (17)
- On Spiral Waves in Galaxies — A Gas Dynamic Approach (1975) (17)
- SOME PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE STABILITY OF PARALLEL FLOWS. (1954) (17)
- On the existence of an exact solution of the equations of Navier‐Stokes (1961) (16)
- On the dynamical basis of the classification of normal galaxies. (1982) (12)
- A new variational principle for isenergetic flows (1952) (12)
- On the motion of a pendulum in a turbulent fluid (1943) (9)
- Splines and high order interpolations in plasma simulations (1979) (8)
- Some Fluid-Dynamical Problems in Galaxies (1981) (8)
- On the attached curved shock in front of a sharp-nosed axially symmetrical body placed in a uniform stream (1951) (8)
- ON A THEORY OF DISPERSION BY CONTINUOUS MOVEMENTS, II. STATIONARY ANISOTROPIC PROCESSES. (1960) (8)
- Propagation of Spherical Shock Waves in Stellar Interiors. (1951) (7)
- ON THE INSTABILITY OF SHEAR FLOWS (1987) (7)
- On Global Wave Patterns in Galaxies: Their Generation and Maintenance a (1995) (7)
- Density waves in disk galaxies. (1967) (6)
- On an extension of the von Kármán-Tsien method to two-dimensional subsonic flows with circulation around closed profiles (1946) (6)
- On the instability of shear flows and their transition to turbulence (1966) (6)
- Turbulent Flows and Heat Transfer, High Speed Aerodynamics and Jet Propulsion, Vol. V (1960) (5)
- An analytic determination of the flow behind a symmetrical curved shock (1951) (4)
- Note on the Normalization of Dirac Functions (1941) (4)
- Note on the characteristics in unsteady one-dimensional flows with heat addition (1950) (4)
- Studies of Von Karman's Similarity Theory and Its Extension to Compressible Flows. A Similarity Theory for Turbulent Boundary Layer Over a Flat Plate in Compressible Flow (1951) (4)
- ON THE STABILITY OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL PARALLEL FLOWS PART I — GENERAL THEORY (2016) (3)
- On numerical evaluation of a convolution-type integral (1973) (3)
- Models of Galaxies—The Modal Approach a (1990) (3)
- ON THE ASYMPTOTIC SOLUTIONS OF A CLASS OF ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS OF THE FOURTH ORDER (1987) (2)
- Theoretical comments on the paper of Mr. E.N. Pales (1955) (2)
- Note on Garabedian's Paper “Numerical Construction of Detached Shock Waves” (1957) (1)
- Studies on von Karman's similarity theory and its extension to compressible flows : a critical examination of similarity theory for incompressible flows (1951) (1)
- Spiral Modes and the Milky Way (1983) (1)
- Review: R. Courant and K. O. Friedrichs, Supersonic flow and shock waves (1951) (1)
- Second order approximation theory of an arbitrary aerofoil in incompressible potential flow (1980) (0)
- On the Origin and Permanence of Galactic Spirals (1972) (0)
- Note on Stretching of Line and Surface Elements in Isotropic Turbulence (1973) (0)
- Global Spiral Patterns in Galaxies: A Review of the Density Wave Theory from the Observational Perspective (1997) (0)
- On the local standard of rest and the spiral structure of the Galaxy. (1975) (0)
- Summary of Accomplishments and Research on Unsteady Viscous flows, 1952-1973. (1975) (0)
- ON THE STABILITY OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL PARALLEL FLOWS PART II . — STABILITY IN AN IN VISCID FLUID (2016) (0)
- XVI – Density-wave Theory of Spiral Structure of Galaxies (1980) (0)
- Numerical computation of functions satisfying known differential equations (1974) (0)
- Corrections to my paper: On an extension of the von Karman-Tsein method to two-dimensional subsonic flow with circulation around closed profiles (1947) (0)
- ON AN EXTENSION OF THE VON KARMAN-TSIEN METHOD TO TWO-DIMENSIONAL SUBSONIC FLOWS WITH CIRCULATION AROUND CLOSED PROFILES (2016) (0)
- Note on the mean square value of integrals in the statistical theory of turbulence (1953) (0)
- On the Spiral Patterns in Disk Galaxies (1966) (0)
- Turbulence, Plasma Containment, and Galaxies. (1981) (0)
- Book Review: The hodograph method in gas dynamics (1951) (0)
- Dynamics of Self-Gravitating Systems: Structure of Galaxies (1969) (0)
- Density wave amplitude and the mechanism of longterm maintenance in spiral galaxies. (1976) (0)

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