Hydraulics Laboratory - U of IA - Iowa City, IA
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N 41° 39.448 W 091° 32.487
15T E 621440 N 4612773
Quick Description: The oldest university based hydraulics laboratory in the USA.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 7/1/2007 1:19:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM1RF8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 73

Long Description:
From the ASCE website:

The Hydraulics Laboratory at The University of Iowa, renovated in 2001 and in 2003 renamed the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory, is the oldest university-based hydraulics laboratory in the U.S. that continuously has focused on research, education, and service in hydraulic engineering. Since its initial construction in 1919, the facility and staff have produced a massive amount of research that has shaped water-related constructs around the world. Its efforts have been guided by noted directors such as Floyd Nagler (1920-1933), Hunter Rouse (1944-1965), and John F. Kennedy (1966-1991). Students trained here have come from and practiced around the world. The building provides the home base for IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering, formerly the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research.

C. Maxwell Stanley, designer of the building, is a graduate from the U of I.

Located on the river bank just south of the Grand Ave bridge on S. Riverside Dr. on the west side of the Iowa River.

Type of structure/site: Research facility

Date of Construction: 1919

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: C. Maxwell Stanley

Engineering Organization Listing: American Society of Civil Engineers

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