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Corporate entry CSIRO Soil Mechanics Section (1955 - 1967)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1955
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1967
Functions
Industrial or Scientific Research and Earth Sciences
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Soil Mechanics Section replaced the Soil Physics and Mechanics Section in 1955. It remained under the control of the Division of Soils until 1958, when the Section gained its independence. In 1967 the Section became the Division of Soil Mechanics.

Timeline

 c. 1933 - c. 1943 CSIR Soil Physics Section
       c. 1943 - 1955 CSIRO Soil Physics and Mechanics Section
             1955 - 1967 CSIRO Soil Mechanics Section
                   1967 - 1970 CSIRO Division of Soil Mechanics
                         1970 - 1983 CSIRO Division of Applied Geomechanics
                               1983 - 1993 CSIRO Division of Geomechanics
                                     1993 - CSIRO Petroleum Resources

Related People

Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details

Online Resources

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