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Fidler, Harold A. (Harold Alvin)



  • Existence: 1910 August 2 – 2004 April 2 - 2004-04-02

Biographical Note

Harold Alvin Fidler, 1910–2004, was a graduate student and instructor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He earned his BS from Drexel University in 1932; and earned his MS, 1934, and ScD, 1940, in civil engineering at MIT. At MIT, Fidler was a research assistant in civil engineering, from 1935 to 1938. He was an instructor in the Department of Civil engineering from 1938 to 1940 and instructed courses on Soil Mechanics. His research was on the shear stress of soil mechanics and on the improvement of sanitary and engineering practices. Donald W. Taylor was Fidler’s advisor when he received his ScD in Soil Mechanics in 1940.

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