Biographical entry Westergaard, H. M.
- Civil engineer
H. M. Westergaard's theories of concrete (rigid pavements) was used as a basis for the methods and technology developed by the Commonwealth Department of Works & Housing after World War II to suit Australian climatic and other conditions, such as relatively dry sub-grades and low traffic densities at many airports.
- 'Westergaard, Harold Malcolm (1888-1950)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1180608. 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_w.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006
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