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Biographical entry Payne, Henry (1871 - 1945)

Born
9 March 1871
Calcutta, India
Died
28 March 1945
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Engineer and Educator

Summary

Henry Payne was Professor of Engineering at University of Melbourne 1910-32. He was active in rebuilding and re-equipping the school and in 1913 succeeded in having his courses recognised by the English Institutions..

Details

Born 9 March 1871. Died 28 March 1945. Educated City and Guilds Technical College, Finsbury, London. Lecturer, University College, London 1898-1903, South African College, Cape Town 1903-09 (Corporation Chair of Civil Engineering from 1905), chair of engineering, University of Melbourne 1910-32, made an emeritus professor on his retirement. President, Melbourne University Engineering Society 1910, President, Victorian Institute of Engineers 1914, Chairman, local committee, Institution of Civil Engineers in Victoria 1924-25, Chairman, Melbourne Division, Institution of Engineers, Australia 1929. Chairman, Air Accident Investigations Committee 1926-31.

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Journal Articles

  • Payne, Henry, 'Note on wind pressure (Paper & Discussion)', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. XIII, 1913, pp. 140-142. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24549. Details
  • Payne, Henry, 'Notes on a new lecture theatre - Melbourne University (Paper & Discussion)', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. XIII, 1913, pp. 134-139, 143-144. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24548. Details
  • Payne, Henry, 'Notes on insulation for cold storage (Paper & Discussion)', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. XIV, 1914, pp. 65-73, 129-132. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24565. Details
  • Payne, Henry, 'The influence line (Paper & Discussion)', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. XVI, 1917, pp. 67-82, 136-137. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24590. Details

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