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Lester Bernstein Physical Laboratory Notebook

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Identifier: SC MS 0166
Overview Lester Bernstein graduated from Lehigh University in 1904 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Bernstein, the Civil Engineering Society Treasurer and President, was awarded the Civil Engineering Society Prize in 1902-03. The collection consists of a Physical Laboratory Notebook from his second semester freshman year (Feb. 1901 – Jun. 1901). This notebook includes experiments on the study of thermal expansion, use of a barometer and the study of the principles of movement.

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

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Identifier: SC MS 0024
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...

Professor Karl Ludwig Meissner Mechanics and Civil Engineering Lectures (1849-1850)

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Identifier: SC MS 0201
Overview This manuscript is a set of class notes presumed taken by a student (R. Nachwitz?) attending lectures by Professors Schneider and Karl Ludwig Meissner on Civil Engineering topics given at the Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig, Germany during 1849-50. Topics covered in technical mechanics included effect of friction, strength of materials, mechanics of gear teeth, analysis of fire hoses and nozzles, vibration in structures. The general topic of “Baukunst” (Art of Building/ Architecture) was...