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Watershed Processes

Posted on April 4th, 2011

Visit the Iowa Watershed Approach website! Ponds and wetlands are nature’s first line of defense against flooding, reducing the spread of water through retention. The Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA) was created to help manage flooding and keep flood damage to a minimum. One way the IWA reduces flooding is through constructed ponds and wetlands that […]

Other Media

Posted on March 30th, 2011

Many of our publications use the Adobe(R) PDF file format. Please download the latest Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) Reader in order to view our publications. Fluid Mechanics Data IIHR Towing Tank Database Software CFDSHIP-IOWA Software Cold Regions Engineering Final Report of Snow Plow Cutting Edge Test and Evaluation (T & E) Program, FHWA Work Order DTFH71-96-TE028-IA-43 (PDF, […]

Videotapes and CDs

Posted on March 30th, 2011

Digitized Hunter Rouse Movies This widely used fluid mechanics film series, which was produced at IIHR under the direction of Hunter Rouse, now is available on video cassette tapes. The six films have been reproduced on two 90-minute cassettes and are available only in com­plete sets, in a vari­ety of formats, for $200. (Please see […]

Flowing Through Time

Posted on March 11th, 2011

A History of the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research by Cornelia F. Mutel 299 pp., illus. Iowa City, Iowa: IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa. 1998. ISBN 0-87414-108-7 (pb) Description Since its rudimentary beginnings in a red brick cubicle perched atop a concrete water channel, the IIHR has claimed fame as a relatively small laboratory […]

History of Hydraulics

Posted on March 8th, 2011

IIHR’s former director, Hunter Rouse, wrote two widely used books on the history of hydraulics: History of Hydraulics (with S. Ince, 1957), and Hydraulics in the United States 1776–1976 (1976).  The first has been widely translated, and both remain standard references volumes. He also assembled a major collection of rare books on the history of […]

Leonardo da Vinci

Posted on March 8th, 2011

Professor Emeritus Enzo Macagno is considered an international expert on Leonardo da Vinci. Beginning in the 1960s, he and his colleague and wife, Matilde Macagno, published numerous articles and many IIHR monographs on the interpretation, analysis, and synthesis of da Vinci’s codices and manuscripts as they relate to fluid-flow and transport phenomena. Macagno can read […]

John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship

Posted on March 7th, 2011

Purpose The John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship is presented in memory of Professor John F. Kennedy, former director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. It is awarded annually by the College of Engineering (through IIHR) to an undergraduate engineering student who best exemplifies the academic and personal qualities listed below. The fellowship is established to provide an […]

Undergraduate Opportunities

Posted on March 7th, 2011

IIHR provides unique opportunities for undergraduates to participate in education and research programs. These include: Kennedy Fellowship, carrying a $2,500 stipend, is awarded annually to a University of Iowa senior who exemplifies the diverse qualities and aptitude for success in advanced degree work in an area of the hydrosciences. IIHR also employs a number of […]

Archive Collections Policy

Posted on February 25th, 2011

Mission Statement The IIHR Archive contains papers, photographs, and objects to be preserved, in perpetuity, for studies of the history of IIHR and its efforts related to hydraulic engineering, research, and education. These archives are to remain available for use by students and scholars, both within and outside the University of Iowa, conducting studies related […]

History Resources

Posted on February 25th, 2011

Because of the longstanding interest in history at IIHR, staff and researchers here have made special efforts to preserve documents, objects, and photographs relating to IIHR’s historical development. These are housed in a formal Archives repository on the fourth floor of Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory. Use of the Archive is detailed in a Collections Policy. Historical […]

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