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Honoring the deceased individuals and international affiliates of the nationwide Academy of Engineering, this quantity is a permanent checklist of the numerous contributions of engineering to humankind. This moment quantity of Memorial Tributes covers the interval from January 1979 to April 1984.
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He is the author of several well-known books, including the widely used Handbook of Applied Hydrology and Open-Channel Hydraulics, and more than 200 other technical publications. He was the Associate Editor of Water Resources Research, 1965-1967; Editorial Board Member of Remote Sensing of Environment—An International Journal, 1967-1971, and Geophysical Survey—An International Journal of Geophysics, 1971-1979; Editor of the Academic Press series of Advances in Hydroscience and of Journal of Hydrology; Advisory Board Member of Fluid Mechanics—Soviet Research; Editorial Board Member of Water Supply and Management; Advising Editor of Elsevier's series on Developments in Water Sciences; Consulting Editor of McGraw-Hill's Water Resources and Environmental Engineering; and Editor-in-Chief of Water International until 1980.
All rights reserved. Memorial Tributes: National Academy of Engineering, Volume 2 JOSEPH MORTON CALDWELL 38 scale-model testing techniques, researched methods for predicting hurricane wave heights, and set standards for constructing deepwater ports for large oil tankers. S. seaboard; it formed the backbone for subsequent protective works. In 1971 he was appointed Chief of the Engineering Division of the Directorate of Civil Works, Office of the Chief of Engineers. Mr. Caldwell was responsible for supervising the engineering and design of the Nation's largest water resource development program, with a design output covering over $1 billion of construction work annually in the areas of flood control, navigation improvement, harbor development, beach erosion control, hurricane protection, wastewater control, water quality improvement, and hydroelectric power plants.
In 1932 Arthur Casagrande began his long association with the Graduate School of Engineering at Harvard, where he developed a program of instruction that became the training ground for the majority of workers in soil mechanics and brought recognition to Harvard as the world's outstanding center of teaching and research in that field. He developed the triaxial test, now universally used as the basic technique for investigating strength and volumechange characteristics of earth materials, and entered into a lifelong study of the phenomenon of liquefaction, or loss in strength, of saturated cohesionless soils as a result of shock or earthquakes.