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Papers of Prof. Albert William De Neufville, Lehigh University, Departments of Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0024
The collection contains Professor De Neufville's dissertation, various projects and reports researched for government agencies and industry, and papers prepared for presentation at profession al meetings. Mathematical problems and computer analyses in fluid mechanics, tensor analysis, vectors, versors, and airfoils developed from the early 1950s and through mid 1960s are also included. Class notes, problems, and quizzes for basic and advanced courses in general mechanics, hydrodynamics, and aerodynamics have been retained in Professor De Neufville's original binders.

Dates

  • 1952-1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research.

Extent

8 Linear Feet (15 Boxes)

Overview

Prof. Albert William De Neufville Papers contain documents related to the projects and reports for government agencies and industry; presentations at professional meetings, his dissertation and other writings pertaining mathematical problems and analyses in fluid mechanics, tensor analysis, vectors, versors and airfoils. There are also documents related to his teaching, such as class notes, problems and quizzes for basic and advanced courses in mechanics, hydrodynamics and aerodynamics at Lehigh University.

Biographical / Historical

Albert de Neufville (1896-1981) emigrated from Germany after World War II, and came to Lehigh University to teach and earn his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, in 1952. De Neufville retired from the University as associate professor of mechanics in 1966.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Albert de Neufville 1988 gift.
Title
Papers of Prof. Albert William De Neufville, Lehigh University, Departments of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
1989-03-21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2011-12-08: Finding aid reformatted and revised by Arielle Willette
  • 2017-04-19: Added to ArchivesSpace

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Lehigh University
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