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Highlights: History of Hydraulics

Posted on March 11th, 2011

by Hunter Rouse From Books at Iowa 38 (April 1983) Copyright: University of Iowa UI Special Collections [See also Rare Book Collection] If the word hydraulics is understood to mean the use of water for the benefit of mankind, then its practice must be considered to be even older than recorded history itself. Traces of […]

History of Hydraulics

Posted on March 8th, 2011

IIHR’s former director, Hunter Rouse, wrote two widely used books on the history of hydraulics: History of Hydraulics (with S. Ince, 1957), and Hydraulics in the United States 1776–1976 (1976).  The first has been widely translated, and both remain standard references volumes. He also assembled a major collection of rare books on the history of […]

History Resources

Posted on February 25th, 2011

Because of the longstanding interest in history at IIHR, staff and researchers here have made special efforts to preserve documents, objects, and photographs relating to IIHR’s historical development. These are housed in a formal Archives repository on the fourth floor of Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory. Use of the Archive is detailed in a Collections Policy. Historical […]

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