E. L. Cochrane student notes
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The volume consists of E. L. Cochrane's undated student notes from courses taken at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) entitled "Warship Design"; "Anchor windlass, Rudder, Steering arrangements, Third Term, 1920"; "Warship Design Notes, History, Captain William Hovgaard"; "Vibration and Pitching of Ships, 3rd Term, 1920"; "Introduction to Design, Naval Oil Tankers, Captain Hovgaard, 2d term, 1920"; "Merchant Ship Building, Professor Jack, First Term, 1919-1920"; and lecture notes entitled "Harvard University, 1 May 1950: Lecture in Undergraduate Oceanic History, Course for Professor Albion." Class exercises are folded within the notebook.
- 1919 - 1950
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Edward Lull Cochrane, 1892-1959, B.S. 1914, United States Naval Academy; S.M. in naval construction, 1920, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was a naval architect. During World War II, as head of the Bureau of Ships for the United States, he was in charge of the nation's naval construction program. He became a vice admiral in 1945 and chief of naval materiel in 1946. In 1947 he retired from active duty and became head of the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at MIT. From 1950 to 1952 he war head of the Federal Maritime Board and the Maritime Administration. He returned to MIT in 1952 as dean of engineering, and in 1954 he became vice president for industrial and government relations.
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Materials were transferred to the Department of Distinctive Collections (formerly the Institute Archives and Special Collections) in 1978 from the Hart Nautical Museum.
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- Albion, Robert Greenhaigh, 1896-1983
- Cochrane , E. L. (Edward Lull), 1892-
- Naval architecture -- Study and teaching. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Student Notes of E. L. Cochrane
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- Deborah A. Cozort
- Copyright 1979
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