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Weber Receives ASCE’s Rouse Award

Posted on June 12th, 2018

IIHR’s Larry Weber recently received one of the highest honors presented by the ASCE, the Hunter Rouse Award.

The Bernoullis

Posted on April 14th, 2011

Download the images on this page: Hydrodynamica Title Page Hydrodynamica Frontispiece (contact IIHR for high resolution images) Jacques and Johann Bernoulli of Basel, Switzerland, along with their descendants, became distinguished in the 17th and 18th centuries as mathematicians and physical scientists. Daniel, son of Johann, was trained as a physician and later taught anatomy, mathematics, […]

Films by Hunter Rouse

Posted on April 5th, 2011

This widely used fluid mechanics film series, which was produced at IIHR in the early 1960s by former IIHR Director Hunter Rouse, was groundbreaking in many ways—including the use of color throughout and the quick pace of the presentation. The teaching films move quickly through the course material, presenting introductory concepts, fundamental principles, gravitational effects, […]

Videotapes and CDs

Posted on March 30th, 2011

Digitized Hunter Rouse Movies This widely used fluid mechanics film series, which was produced at IIHR under the direction of Hunter Rouse, now is available on video cassette tapes. The six films have been reproduced on two 90-minute cassettes and are available only in com­plete sets, in a vari­ety of formats, for $200. (Please see […]

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 […]

Rare Book Collection

Posted on March 11th, 2011

IIHR’s History of Hydraulics (HOH) collection has been called one of the best scholarly collections of historic hydraulics books in existence. More than 500 volumes spanning the past 2,000 years are included, with an emphasis on scientific (rather than applied) hydraulics. The collection includes both reprints and original publications, some of which are quite rare. […]

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 […]

Publications and Other Media

Posted on January 13th, 2011

For many years, IIHR has published a small number of books and produced other material relevant to the institute’s mission, research, and history. These are listed or linked below. In addition to what is included here, IIHR researchers publish many additional articles in professional journals, as well as a number of books through commercial publishers. […]

IIHR Books

Posted on January 12th, 2011

IIHR has a long tradition of fostering publications, including books both on the history of hydraulics and on technical matters. Some of these books have been written and published by IIHR staff members. Others are republications of significant books written elsewhere that had gone out of print. Many of these books are sold through IIHR’s […]

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