Biographical entry Trollope, David Hugh (Hugh) (1925 - )
- 9 March 1925
- Civil engineer
David Hugh (Hugh) Trollope developed a novel procedure of cyclic pre-loading which was used on the piles of the Tasman Bridge at Hobart to solve the problem of excessive deflection under load.
Born Swansea, Wales, 9 March 1925. AO 1989. Educated Universities of Wales (MSc 1946) and Melbourne (PhD 1956). DEng (Qld) 1966. Research Assistant, Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough 1944-46; Municipal Engineer Country Borough of Swansea 1946-47; Assistant Lecturer, Department of Municipal Engineering, University of Manchester 1947-50; Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader in Civil Engineering, University of Melbourne 1950-64; Foundation Professor of Civil Engineering, James Cook University of Northern Queensland 1964-87, Pro Vice-Chancellor 1973-77, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 1977-87. Warren Memorial Prize, Institution of Engineers Australia 1966; Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1983; Kernot Medal, University of Melbourne 1984. Foundation Chairman, Australian Geomechanics Society 1970-72.
- Trollope, D. H., 'Hawken, Roger William Hercules (1878-1947)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 230-231. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090233b.htm. Details
- 'Trollope, D H (1925-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-460795. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_t.html. Details
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