This special collection celebrates the rich and remarkable contributions of Professor Robert Byron Bird of the Chemical Engineering Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We call for submissions of or related to his groundbreaking books on the molecular theory of gases and liquids, transport phenomena and the dynamics of polymeric liquids.
Topics covered include, but are not limited to:
- Molecular theory of gases and liquids
- Transport phenomena
- Dynamics of polymeric liquids
Alan Jeffrey Giacomin (Queen’s University)
Gareth McKinley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
For those interested in submitting, please take note of the following instructions:
- Navigate to the journal’s online submission system. You may need to create an account if you do not already have one.
- During the submission process you will be asked if your manuscript is part of a special topic. Please answer “yes” and select “Celebration of Robert Byron Bird (1924-2020)” from the subsequent drop-down menu.
Papers that are accepted for publication will publish immediately upon acceptance and will appear online in a virtual collection dedicated to this special topic. Any questions or concerns about the submission process or deadline should be directed to the Physics of Fluids journal manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.