Historical Evolutions of Infrastructure: 15,000 Years of History

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Vantage Press, 1998 - History - 191 pages
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GrecoRoman Infrastructural Developments
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About the author (1998)

DEMETER G. FERTIS is Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Akron. He was previously an associate professor at the University of Iowa and Wayne State University, and a research engineer in the Michigan State Department of Transportation. Dr. Fertis was also visiting professor at the National Technical University in Athens, Greece. During his teaching career, he taught more than twenty graduate courses on different subjects, in the Civil, Mechanical, and Engineering Mechanics Departments. He has received a BS and an MS degree from Michigan State University, and a Doctor of Engineering degree at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Dr. Fertis has consulted for NASA, Ford Motor Company, the Atomic Power Development Associates, General Motors, Boeing Aircraft Company, Lockheed California Company, Goodyear Aerospace, and the Department of the Navy. He has developed patents, one of which, Airfoil Design, ranked in the country's top 2%. He is the author of several books and numerous articles in professional journals and proceedings. Some of his books are Dynamics and Vibration of Structures, Nonlinear Mechanics, and Dynamics of Structural Systems, He is the coauthor of Transverse Vibration Theory. A member of ASCE, ASME, American Academy of Mechanics, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, and other organizations. Professor Fertis, has served as a professional journal editor and as a member of many national and international technical committees.

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