Wittrick, William Henry (1922-1985)

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William Wittrick taught aeronautical engineering at University of Sydney 1945-1964, being Lawrence Hargrave Professor of Aeronautical Engineering 1956-1964. He received the first PhD awarded by the University in 1950.

Born Huddersfield, Yorkshire, 29 October 1922. Died Birmingham, 2 July 1986. Educated Universities of Cambridge (BA 1943, MA 1947, ScD 1969) and Sydney (PhD 1950). Stress Office, Hawker Aircraft Co. Ltd 1942; Temporary demonstrator, Engineering Laboratory, Cambridge 1942-44; Scientific Officer, Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough 1944-45; senior lecturer, Department of Aeronautics, University of Sydney 1945-54, reader 1954-56, Lawrence Hargrave Professor of Aeronautical Engineering 1956-64, Dean, Faculty of Engineering 1962-63; Professor of Structural Engineering, University of Birmingham 1964-69; Beale Professor of Civil Engineering University of Birmingham 1969-82 and Head, Department of Engineering 1969-80; Emeritus Professor from 1982. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1958; Orville Wright Prize, Royal Aeronautical Society 1960; Lawrence Hargrave Medal, Australian Division, Royal Aeronautical Society 1961; George Taylor (of Australia) Prize, Royal Aeronautical Society 1972; Fellow, Royal Society 1980. President, Australian Division, Royal Aeronautical Society 1961-62; chairman, Australian Aeronautical Research Committee 1961-64.

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  1. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 December 1922 p 1 Family Notices
    ... .     EDWARDS—WITTRICK.—On the 21st Decem-     ber, at Christ Church, Hawthorn, by the ... -wards, solicitor, Melbourne, to Kitty, daughter of the late .lohn Wittrick, of Mettingham, Eng-land. ENTWISLE—SWAN. ... 3326 words
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    Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939) Friday 14 June 1895 p 16 Article
    ... Clark, ^xebutrix7^ag.d his son. Henry William Clark,yexGcutor. Testator bequeathed his estate to his ... Lodge, and his son, "William Thomas Lodge, jointly. Upon the death of either of the above-named legatees ... 2148 words
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  3. IMPORT ENTRIES Passed at HIS MAJESTY'S CUSTOMS. JUNE 27, 1916.
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  1. Torsion and bending of swept and tapered wings with ribs parallel to the root / by W.H. Wittrick
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  1. William Henry Wittrick: 1922/ 1986. -Includes bibliography of his publications-
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  4. Court and Social: Memorial service
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