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Brooks, Norman


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Norman H. Brooks Papers

Identifier: 10289-MS
Abstract Norman H. Brooks, Caltech James Irvine Professor of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Emeritus; Member of National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering, taught at Caltech for over forty years. Brooks retired from teaching in 1995. The Norman H. Brooks papers illustrate Brooks' contributions to the field of fluid turbulence and diffusion and environmental fluid mechanics, particularly ocean pollution control and consist of reports, research, historical documents from...
Dates: 1930-2002

Floods & Beaches In Southern California

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1986-00076

Interview with Norman H. Brooks

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2019-09-27-000004

Norman H. Brooks Oral History Interview, 2018-05-16, 2018-06-11, 2018-06-18

Identifier: BrooksNH-OH-2018
Abstract Norman H. Brooks recalls his education at Harvard (AB 1949, mathematics; MS 1950, civil engineering); courtship of his wife, Frederika; their work in Boston settlement house; decision to come to Caltech for graduate work; teaching assistantship; attention to civil engineering curriculum. Summer job for L.A. County Sanitation Districts leads to further studies in hydrology and sedimentation with adviser Vito Vanoni. Comments on founding of Keck Laboratory of Hydraulics and Water Resources,...
Dates: 2018-05-16; 2018-06-11; 2018-06-18

Papers of Norman H. Brooks

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2018-00005

Shifting Sands of California Beaches

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1986-00075

Visions Of A Sustainable World--Session 10

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1991-00018

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