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Max Jakob

Max JakobAn internationally known expert in heat transfer, Max Jakob was a faculty member at Armour Institute of Technology and research scientist at Armour Research Foundation. Late twentieth-century scientists and textbooks continued to cite Jakob’s pioneering research on heat transfer and fluid flow, the fundamental principles of which found applications in the nuclear, electronics, and aerospace industries. In 1961 the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers established the Max Jakob Memorial Award.

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