doi: 10.1685/journal.caim.481

George William Scott Blair – the pioneer of fractional calculus in rheology

Sergei Rogosin, Francesco Mainardi


The article shows the pioneering role of the British scientist, Professor G.W.Scott Blair, in the creation of the application of fractional modelling in rheology. Discussion of his results is presented. His approach is highly recognized by the rheological society and is adopted and generalized by his successors. Further development of this branch of Science is briefly described in this article too.

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Communications in Applied and Industrial Mathematics
ISSN: 2038-0909