Roderick, Jack William (1913-1990)

Also known as
Roderick, J. W. (Jack William) (1913-)
Roderick, J. W. (Jack William) (1913-1990)
Roderick, Jack William, (FAA) (1913-1990)
Roderick, Jack William (1913-)
Field of activity
Engineer
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Biographies

Jack Roderick was Professor and Head of School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney 1951-1978. In 1968 he set up the Postgraduate Civil Engineering Foundation, an organisation which brought industry and University together and which provided a source of funds for research. He made significant contributions to the theory of welded and other metal structures and the application of plastic theory to the design of such structures.

  • Award - Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, United States of America (USA)
  • Award - Fellow, Institute of Structural Engineers, United Kingdom
  • Award - Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers London, England
  • Chair - Chairman, Provisional Council, Australian Welding Research Association
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Bristol, England
  • Education - Masters of Science (MSc), University of Bristol, England
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Bristol, England
  • Education - Masters of Arts (MA), University of Cambridge, England
  • Career position - Engineering Assistant, H. Young and Co. Structural Engineers, Bristol, England
  • Career position - Engineering Assistant, Experimental Department, Bristol Aeroplane Company, England
  • Career position - Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol, England
  • Career position - Lecturer in Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, England
  • Career position - Technical Intelligence Officer, Ministry of Home Security (survey of bomb-damaged steel structures), England
  • Career position - Secondment to the University of Cambridge, England by the British Welding Research Association
  • Career position - Assistant Director of Research, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, England
  • Career position - Secondment to British Welding Research Association to supervise establishment of its Abington Research Station
  • Career position - University Lectureship and in Charge of Postgraduate Courses, The University of Cambridge, England
  • Career position - Challis Professor of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
  • Chair - Chairman, Sydney Division, Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Chair - Secretary (Physical Sciences), Australian Academy of Science
  • Head - President, Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Award - Peter Nicol Russell Medal, Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
  • Award - Laboratory named in his honor, The J.W. Roderick Laboratory for Materials and Structures, The University of Sydney, Australia

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Sydney (1850 - )

    <p>Jack Roderick was Challis Professor of Civil Engineering at The University of Sydney (1951 - 1978) and in 1981The University of Sydney named the J.W. Roderick Laboratory for Materials and Structures in his honor.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

    <p>Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) Secretary (Physical Sciences), Australian Academy of Science 1962-64</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Institution of Engineers, Australia (1919 - )

    <p>Jack Roderick received the Peter Nicol Russell Medal from the Institution of Engineers in 1976 and was Chairman of the Sydney Division (1962) and President (1969) of the Institution of Engineers.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Academy of Technological Sciences (1976 - 1987)

    <p>Jack Roderick was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences in 1977.</p>

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Roderick, Jack William
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The J.W. Roderick Laboratory for Materials and Structures, amed by Sir Hermann Black. One hundred years of structural testing, address by N. S. Trahair
    Black, Hermann
    Published: University of Sydney Press, Sydney, 1981
  3. Jack William Roderick, 1913-1990
    Harrison, H. B. and Poulos, H. G.
    Published: 1993
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 3, 270-277
  4. Jack William Roderick 1913-1990
    Harrison, H. B. and Poulos, H. G.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  5. William Henry Wittrick, 1922-1986
    Roderick, J. W.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 123-132
  6. Edward Hughesdon Davis 1920-1981
    Roderick, J. W.
    Published: 1982
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 5, 3, 109-114
  7. Some National Presidents of IEAust
    Sinclair, Bruce
    Published: Institution of Engineers, Australia, Barton, ACT, 2001
    Series: Eleventh National Conference on Engineering Heritage: Federation Engineering a Nation; Proceedings, 259
  8. Edward George Bowen 1911-1991
    Brown, R. Hanbury; Minnett, Harry C; White, Fredrick W. G.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 2, 151-166

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  1. The Profession of a civil engineer : papers written for Jack William Roderick by former students / edited by D. Campbell-Allen and E.H. Davis
    Davis, E. H. (Edward Hughesdon)
    [ Book : 1979 ]
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    The Profession of a civil engineer : papers written for Jack William Roderick by former students / edited by D. Campbell-Allen and E.H. Davis
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  2. The behaviour of small scale box girders of stiffened plate construction : progress report / by J. W. Roderick and N. L. Ings
    Roderick, Jack William, 1913-
    [ Article : 1975 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  3. Past and future of the Civil Engineering School : address / by J. W. Roderick
    Roderick, Jack William, 1913-
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    At 4 libraries
    Past and future of the Civil Engineering School : address / by J. W. Roderick
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  4. Post-graduate course : the stability of steel frame structures / University of Sydney, School of Civil Engineering
    University of Sydney. School of Civil Engineering
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At University of Sydney
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  5. Composite construction - second progress report / by J.W. Roderick
    Roderick, Jack William, 1913-
    [ Article : 1968 ]
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  6. Postgraduate course [on] the stability of steel frame structures / [by] J.W. Roderick [and others]
    University of Sydney. School of Civil Engineering
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At University of Sydney
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  7. The behaviour of composite beams / by N.M. Hawkins and J.W. Roderick
    Hawkins, N. M
    [ Article : 1975 ]
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  8. Pin-ended composite columns bent about the minor axis / by J.W. Roderick and Y.O Loke
    Roderick, Jack William, 1913-
    [ Article : 1974 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
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  9. The behaviour of built-up composite columns / by R. Q. Bridge and J. W. Roderick
    Bridge, Russell Q
    [ Article : 1978 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  10. Repeated loading of composite beams / by J.W. Roderick and P. Ansourian
    Roderick, Jack William, 1913-
    [ Article : 1976 ]
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  1. REGISTER OF DENTISTS OF THE STATE OF NEW SOUTH WALES FOR 1913.
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