Dyer, Henry, 1848-1918

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Dates:
Birth 1848-08-16
Death 1918-09-25
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Engineer and educationalist. In 1872 while still stuyding at Glasgow University, Dyer was offered the position of Principal of New Engineering College in Tokyo and played a prominent part in Japan's modernisation. On his return to Glasgow he concerned himself with educational matters, becoming Chairman of Glasgow School Board in 1914.

From the description of Higher mathematical natural philosophy class (lecture notes) at Glasgow University, 1871-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122591233

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  • Vibration (Analytic mechanics)--Study and teaching--19th century
  • Exchanges Of Publications
  • Waves (Physics)--Study and teaching--19th century
  • Universities and colleges--Study and teaching--19th century
  • Scientific publications
  • Smithsonian Publications
  • Mathematics--Formulae

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