Tritton was born in Slough on 26 July 1935. He received his PhD under Alan Townsend at Cambridge on "Experiments on Flow past Cylinders and Free Convection" . Subsequently, he worked at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK. He was a visiting professor in Texas when he died on 24 April 1998 .
David John Tritton
|Born||26 July 1935|
|Died||24 April 1998 62) (aged|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
|Institutions||University of Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Doctoral advisor||Alan Townsend|
David Tritton was a fluid dynamicist.
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- Obituary: "David John Tritton" Harry L. Swinney and Peter A. Davies, Physics Today April 1999. http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/article/52/4/10.1063/1.882637
- Physical Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition, D. J. Tritton, Clarendon Press, 1988