Ernst Mach

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Ernst Mach
Ernst Mach (1838–1916)
BornErnst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach
18 Februar 1838
Brno, Moravie, Austrick Empire (present day Czech republic)
Dee'd19 Februar 1916(1916-02-19) (aged 78)
Munich, German Empire
ResidenceAustrick Empire, German Empire
Alma materVarsity o Vienna
Kent forMach number
Mach's principle
Shock waves
Mach waves
Mach reflection effects
Mach band
Creeticism o Isaac Newton's bucket argument[1]
Mach diamonts
Scientific career
InstitutionsVarsity o Graz
Charles Varsity (Prague)
Varsity o Vienna
Doctoral advisorAndreas von Ettingshausen
Doctoral studentsHeinrich Gomperz
Ottokar Tumlirz
Ither notable studentsAndrija Mohorovičić
InfluencesAndreas von Ettingshausen[2]
Gustav Fechner[3]
Carl Ludwig[4]
InfluencedVienna Circle
Russian Machism
Ludwig Boltzmann
Albert Einstein
Wolfgang Pauli
William James
Wilhelm Kienzl[5]
Pierre Duhem[6]
He wis the godfaither o Wolfgang Pauli. The Mach–Zehnder interferometer is named efter his son Ludwig Mach, that wis an aw a pheesicist.

Ernst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach (German: [ˈɛɐ̯nst max]; 18 Februar 1838 – 19 Februar 1916) wis an Austrick[7] pheesicist an philosopher, noted for his contreibutions tae pheesics sic as study o shock waves.

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  1. Mach, E. (1960 [1883]), The Science of Mechanics, LaSalle, IL: Open Court Publishing, p. 284.
  2., Ernst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach
  3. Jagdish Mehra, Helmut Rechenberg, The Historical Development of Quantum Theory, page 47
  4., Ernst Mach First published Wed May 21, 2008; substantive revision Tue Apr 28, 2009, Mach interest in physiology, Johannes Peter Müller and his students, Ernst Brüke and Carl Ludwig, started a new school of physiology in 1840s.
  5. John T. Blackmore, Ernst Mach: His Work, Life, and Influence, 1972, p. 44.
  6. John T. Blackmore, Ernst Mach: His Work, Life, and Influence, 1972, p. 196.
  7. "Ernst Mach". Encyclopædia Britannica. 2016. Retrieved 6 Januar 2016.