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Abstract Harold Gotaas came to Northwestern as professor of civil engineering and dean of the Technological Institute; he retired as dean in 1970 but continued to teach until his retirement in 1975. The papers document Gotaas' academic career through course materials and publications, and include research and consulting files.
Abstract Hamilton came to Northwestern University in 1943 as a lecturer in civil engineering. Promoted to assistant professor in 1945 and to associate professor in 1948, he became 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...
Abstract In 1938 Wyly came to Northwestern University as an assistant professor of civil engineering. He was promoted to associate professor in 1941. The Lawrence T. Wyly Papers fill eighteen boxes including five dropfront storage boxes and are arranged in ten subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, army-related materials, teaching files, administrative files, research and consulting files, professional societies files, papers presented at professional meetings, publications, and...