1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Reynolds, Osborne
REYNOLDS, OSBORNE (1842-1912), British engineer, was born at Belfast in 1842. He was educated at Dedham grammar school and at Cambridge, and in 1868 became professor of engineering at Owens College, Manchester, holding that post for nearly 40 years. He was elected F.R.S. in 1877. He was the author of over 70 papers on mechanics and physics published in the transactions of learned societies, notably Sub-Mechanics of the Universe, issued by the Royal Society, whose gold medal he won in 1888. (For his work see 3.581; 5.64; 8.783; 14.61; 22.806; 25.444; 28.428.) He died at Watchet, Som., Feb. 21 1912.