Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283)-and indexes.
"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.
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.
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