Sir William Henry Glanville CB CBE FRS (1 February 1900 – 30 June 1976) was a British civil engineer. During World War II he and the Road Research Laboratory were involved in important war work, developing temporary runways, beach analysis, and tank and aircraft design. He also worked on the explosives calculations and scale models used to develop the bouncing bombs used in the Dam Busters Raid.

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  • William Henry Glanville CB CBE FRS (1 de fevereiro de 1900 — 30 de junho de 1976) foi um engenheiro civil britânico. Durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial esteve envolvido com o Road Research Laboratory em pesquisas de guerra, desenvolvendo estradas temporárias, análise de praias e projeto de tanques e aeronaves. Também trabalhou com cálculo de explosivos e modelos em escala usados para desenvolver as bombas de rebote usadas na Operação Chastise. (pt)
  • Sir William Henry Glanville CB CBE FRS (1 February 1900 – 30 June 1976) was a British civil engineer. During World War II he and the Road Research Laboratory were involved in important war work, developing temporary runways, beach analysis, and tank and aircraft design. He also worked on the explosives calculations and scale models used to develop the bouncing bombs used in the Dam Busters Raid. He was widely recognised for his contributions to engineering and, amongst a string of professional awards, was appointed as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), as a Companion of the Order of the Bath and knighted. (en)
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  • 1900-2-1
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  • 1976-6-30
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  • one daughter and one son
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  • British
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  • Amelia and William Glanville
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  • Millicent Carr
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  • President of the Institution of Civil Engineers
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  • November 1950 – November 1951
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  • British civil engineer (en)
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  • William Henry Glanville CB CBE FRS (1 de fevereiro de 1900 — 30 de junho de 1976) foi um engenheiro civil britânico. Durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial esteve envolvido com o Road Research Laboratory em pesquisas de guerra, desenvolvendo estradas temporárias, análise de praias e projeto de tanques e aeronaves. Também trabalhou com cálculo de explosivos e modelos em escala usados para desenvolver as bombas de rebote usadas na Operação Chastise. (pt)
  • Sir William Henry Glanville CB CBE FRS (1 February 1900 – 30 June 1976) was a British civil engineer. During World War II he and the Road Research Laboratory were involved in important war work, developing temporary runways, beach analysis, and tank and aircraft design. He also worked on the explosives calculations and scale models used to develop the bouncing bombs used in the Dam Busters Raid. (en)
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