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Nicholas C. Mandragos Papers, 1927-1959

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Author:
Mandragos, Nicholas C (engineer) 1896-
Donor:
Mandragos, Frieda
Collector:
Engineering, Division of (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution
Physical description:
2.0 cu. ft.: 7 document boxes
Type:
Lecture notes
Collection descriptions
Instructional materials
Date:
1927
1927-1959
1920-1960
Notes:
Mandragos was born on the Greek island of Symi, educated at Salvago Professional School (Alexandria, Egypt), N.Y. University, and Brooklyn Polytechnic Inst., where he received a B.S. in engineering. Employed as a structural engineer by N.Y. Central R.R. 1926-1937, then as a researcher at the War and Navy Depts. in WWII. As an associate professor at George Washington University, he lectured on photoelasticity and later was a consulting engineer.
Summary:
Primarily notes used as basis of Mandragos's lectures to engineering classes. Stress analysis of structures, strength of materials, hydraulics, and other aspects of structural design are covered. Also notes made by Mandragos as a student, 1920s-1930s.
Cite as:
Nicholas C. Mandragos Papers, 1927-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Frieda Mandragos
Topic:
Structural engineering
Engineering--Study and teaching
Tolerance (Engineering)
Strength of materials
Concrete
Hydraulic engineering
Engineers
Engineering teachers
Local number:
1993.3169 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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