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Wallis S. Hamilton (1911-2001) Papers

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Identifier: 22/4/9
Abstract Wallis S. Hamilton Hamilton came to Northwestern University in 1943 as a lecturer in civil engineering, eventually becoming a full professor in 1953. Hamilton's research interests included velocity patterns around ship models, resistance of barges and spray characteristics and directional stability of taxiing flying boats. He also studied the effects of waves, damage from cavitation and the body forces and properties of the crust and mantle of the earth. His papers fill eleven boxes and span...

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  • Names: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Technological Institute X
  • Subject: Hydraulic engineering--Study and teaching X