Joubert, Peter Numa, (AM) (1924-2015)

Also known as
Joubert, P. N. (1924-2015)
Joubert, P. N. (Peter Numa) (1924-2015)
Joubert, Peter Numa (1924-2015)
Field of activity
Fighter pilots; Mechanical engineers; Engineer
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35673295
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-553960

Biographies

Peter Joubert was an engineer who made substantial contributions in the field of fluid mechanics. He was Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne from 1972 to 1989. Much of his research was into the forces playing on the hulls of yachts and submarines. Joubert was an expert in road safety, participating in a number of committees on vehicle design and truck safety, and he played a key role in legislating for the compulsory use of seat belts in Australia. He was an enthusiastic ocean yacht racer and successful yacht designer.

  • Career position - Served with the Royal Australian Air Force
  • Education - ME, University of Sydney
  • Career position - Research Officer, CSIRO Division of Radio Physics
  • Career position - Lecturer in Engineering, University of Melbourne
  • Award - Fulbright Scholarship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Career position - Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Emeritus Professor, University of Melbourne
  • Life event - Retired
  • Award - Medal of the Order of Australia (AOM) for service to road and offshore yachting safety
  • Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society in mechanical engineering
  • Award - A. G. M. Michell Medal, Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Award - Member of the order of Australia (AM) for service to engineering through research in the field of fluid dymanics, particularly in relation to submarine design and education
  • Award - Inaugural Fellow, Australian Fluid Mechanics Society

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Joubert, Peter Numa
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Seat belts and road safety: a memoire of the late Em. Prof. Peter Numa Joubert AM
    Joubert, Peter N.
    Published: 2016
    Series: Road & Transport Research, 25, 3, 67-74
  3. Peter Joubert AM
    Campbell, Peter
    Published: 2015
    Series: Australian Naval Architect, 19, 3, 53-4

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  1. Development and effects of seat belt laws in Australia / byP.N. Joubert
    Joubert, P. N. (Peter Numa), 1924-
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 81,821.25)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 81,821.25)

  2. Peter Joubert interviewed by Neil Bennetts
    Joubert, P. N. (Peter Numa), 1924-2015
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Peter Joubert interviewed by Neil Bennetts
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 81,736.648)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 81,736.648)

  3. Wind tunnel tests of two "Lucy Ashton" reflex geosims / by P. N. Joubert and N. Matheson
    Joubert, P. N. (Peter Numa), 1924-2015
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,027.664)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,027.664)

  4. Review of truck and bus design in relation to road safety / by P. N. Joubert
    Joubert, P. N. (Peter Numa), 1924-
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,517.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,517.188)

  5. Rough wall turbulent boundary layers / by A.E. Perry, W.H. Schofield and P.N. Joubert
    Perry, A. E. (Anthony Edward), 1937-
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,940.559)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,940.559)

  6. Collisions with utility poles : summary report / J.C. Fox, M.C. Good [and] P.N. Joubert
    Fox, J. C
    [ Article, Government publication, Book : 1979 ]
    At 13 libraries
    Collisions with utility poles : summary report / J.C. Fox, M.C. Good [and] P.N. Joubert
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,951.977)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,951.977)

  7. A review of roadside objects in relation to road safety, November 1971 / [by] M.C. Good & P.N. Joubert
    Good, M. C. (Malcolm Campbell)
    [ Article, Government publication : 1973 ]
    At 10 libraries
    A review of roadside objects in relation to road safety, November 1971 / [by] M.C. Good & P.N. Joubert
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,876.453)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,876.453)

  8. Safety requirements of bus seats and anchorages / A.H. Dixon, J.F. Williams, P.N. Joubert
    Dixon, A. H
    [ Book, Article, Government publication : 1981 ]
    At 14 libraries
    Safety requirements of bus seats and anchorages / A.H. Dixon, J.F. Williams, P.N. Joubert
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,691.508)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,691.508)

  9. Development of breakaway utility poles / [by] J.C. Fox, M.C. Good [and] P.N. Joubert
    Fox, J. C
    [ Book, Government publication, Article : 1979 ]
    At 5 libraries
    Development of breakaway utility poles / [by] J.C. Fox, M.C. Good [and] P.N. Joubert
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,522.746)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,522.746)

  10. Collisions with utility poles / prepared by J.C. Fox, M.C. Good [and] P.N. Joubert
    Fox, J. C
    [ Book, Government publication, Thesis : 1978-1979 ]
    At 13 libraries
    Collisions with utility poles / prepared by J.C. Fox, M.C. Good [and] P.N. Joubert
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,237.957)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,237.957)

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  1. METROPOLITAN WATER AND SEWERAGE ACTS, 1880-1889.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Monday 14 March 1892 [Issue No.177 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 2075

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    ... ... ... 112 Edward William Eoxall 113 Charles Edward Jeanneret 114 Numa Augustas Joubert 115 Bernard Mc ... Alexander Dean 7 Kobert Fo wler... 8 John Hardie ... 9 John Harris ... 10 Matthew Harris 11 Peter Francis ... 3931 words
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  2. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Monday 9 January 1893 [Issue No.13 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 139

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    ... ,184. Richard long, Sydney,' and Numa Joubert, of Hunter's Hill, both in the Colony of N.S W.— Improvements in ... . „ 4,160. Wilh'am NoBworthy, Addieon-street, Goulburr, N. S.W.—Potato-raising machine. 7th De cember ... 3316 words
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  3. Government Gazette Appointments and Employment
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Special (National : 1977 - 2012) Friday 26 January 1996 p 1

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Professor Peter Numa JOUBERT, 14 Grosvenor Street, Brighton Vic 3186 For service to road and offshore ... General Division (AM) (continued) Dr Peter Hon Jung WONG, 77 Chalmers Road, Strathfield NSW 2135 For ... 8323 words
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  1. "HERALD" SATURDAY MAGAZINE Australians On A French Island
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 29 August 1953 p 9 Article Illustrated
    ... ," "stockwhip," "stockman" and "run." The colony's first sugar mill be-longed to Numa and Ferdinand Joubert ... pioneers were Tom Lewis, Bobby Henderson, Peter Walker, thc Rull family, a Lon don-Italian named Panorma ... 1556 words
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 9 August 1938 p 10 Family Notices
    ... , and father of Bertram, Numa, Madeleine, and Louis (Privately in-terred.) JOUBERT.—A tribute of ... .) JOUBERT.—On the 6th August, at St. Bene-dict's, Malvern, George Arthur, beloved hus-band of Elsie Charlotte ... 4341 words
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    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 9 April 1842 p 3 Article
    ... to Didier Numa Joubert, of Sydney, merchant, and die r<-in.iinii« tivo-thiid |t.irt« thereof m ... .- JV«w, know ye that 1 the said Didier Numa Joubert having so appointed the said Thomas Lyall Symers ... 13829 words
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  1. Seat belts and road safety: A memoire by The Late Em. Prof. Peter Numa Joubert AM
    Joubert, Peter N; van Megen, Camilla; Walby, Basil; Thompson, Murray
    Road & Transport Research: A Journal of Australian and New Zealand Research and Practice
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  2. A trip to the hospital quad ward ensured Victorians got seatbelts.(News)(Obituary)
    The Age (Melbourne, Australia)
    [ Article : 2015 ]
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  3. INDEX. (1 January 1945)
    Royal Australian Historical Society; Compiled by C. PRICE CONIGRAVE (Fellow)
    Journal and proceedings
    [ Article : 1945 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    INDEX. (1 January 1945)
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  4. GREAT AUSTRALIANS: OUR NATION'S TOP ACHIEVERS
    The Australian (National, Australia)
    [ Article : 1996 ]
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