Papers of John Miles, fluid mechanics engineer, geophysicist, and educator from 1964-2003. Miles is known for research of
wave propagation and generation, hydrodynamic stability, and fluid dynamics. The papers include over three hundred published
scientific articles, fluid mechanics reports, and research files. Additionally, the papers include correspondence, grant proposals,
UCLA teaching materials, and biographical materials.
John Wilder Miles was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 1, 1920. After graduating from high school in Oakland, CA, Miles
entered Cal Tech and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1942, a master's degree in electrical
and aeronautical engineering in 1943, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1944.
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(11 archives boxes)
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