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Author Boer, R. de (Reint)
Title The engineer and the scandal : a piece of science history / Reint de Boer.
Imprint Berlin : Springer, 2005.

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Series Springerlink Engineering
Springerlink Engineering.
Subject Terzaghi, Karl, 1883-1963.
Engineers -- Austria -- Biography.
Soil mechanics -- Austria.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 293 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283)-and indexes.
Summary "The Engineer and the Scandal gives an in-depth study of an important part of the development of the Theory of Porous Media as well as the amazing story of the glittering life of Professor Karl von Terzaghi. It provides an outline of the bitter dispute between him and Professor Paul Fillunger, both working at the Technische Hochschule of Vienna, Austria, in the fields of soil mechanics and technical mechanics during the 1930s."--Jacket.
Contents Preliminary; Prologue; Prelude to the Scandal; The Scandal; Karl von Terzaghi's Childhood, Youth and his Road to Practice and Theory; Intermezzo; The Further Development; Epilogue; Back matter.
Access Made available through Springer Link; access may be limited to Springer Link affiliated libraries.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540273035
3540273034
3540231110 (cloth)
9783540231110 (cloth)
OCLC # 262677831
Link Springerlink (SUSA)585230
Additional Format Print version: Boer, R. de (Reint). Engineer and the scandal. Berlin : Springer, 2005 3540231110 9783540231110 (DLC) 2004116219 (OCoLC)58421593