Davis, E. H. (Edward Hughesdon) (1920-1981)

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Davis, E. H. (Edward Hughesdon)
Davis, Edward Hughesdon
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Davis, Edward Hughesdon (1920-1981)
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Edward Davis was Challis Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney 1968-1981. He used theoretical methods to analyse geotechnical problems, particularly in the following areas: road pavement behaviour and design; application of plasticity theory to soil and rock stability problems; application of elasticity theory to soil and rock problems; and theory of consolidation of clay soils.

Born Hendon, England, 16 December 1920. Died Sydney, 26 February 1981. Educated University of London (Bachelor of Civil Engineering 1940). Design and supervision of civil engineering works with Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners then with Dr Oscar Faber 1940-42; war service 1942-46; senior scientific officer, Road Research Laboratory 1947-50; lecturer, University College London 1950-52; senior lecturer, University of Sydney 1952-63, Associate Professor of Soil Mechanics 1963-68, professor of Civil Engineering (Soil Mechanics) 1968-79, Challis Professor and Head, School of Engineering 1979-81. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1980; inaugural John Jaeger Memorial Medal, Australian Geomechanics Society 1980. Helped to establish Sydney Soil Mechanics Group and Australian Geomechanics Society; Australian vice-president, International Society of Soil Mechanics 1969-73.

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  1. Davis, Edward Hughesdon
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Edward Hughesdon Davis 1920-1981
    Roderick, J. W.
    Published: 1982
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 5, 3, 109-114

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  1. Non-Linear consolidation and the effect of layer depth / E.H.Davis
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