Cowan, Henry (Jacob)

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COWAN, Henry (Jacob)

COWAN, Henry (Jacob). Australian, b. 1919. Genres: Engineering, Technology. Career: University of Sydney, Dept. of Architectural Science, professor and head, 1953-84, professor emeritus, 1984-. Architectural Science Review, editor, 1958-. Publications: The Theory of Prestressed Concrete Design, 1956; (with P.R. Smith) Design of Reinforced Concrete, 1963, 3rd ed., 1976; Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete in Torsion, 1965; An Historical Outline of Architectural Science, 1966, 2nd ed., 1976; (with P.R. Smith) The Design of Prestressed Concrete, 1966; (with J.S. Gero, G.D. Ding, and R.W. Muncey) Models in Architecture, 1968; Architectural Structures, 1971, 2nd ed., 1976; Dictionary of Architectural Science, 1973; (with J.S. Gero) Design of Building Frames, 1976; The Master Builders, 1977, 2nd ed., 1985; Science and Building, 1978; (with J.F. Dixon) A Building Science Laboratory Manual, 1978; Solar Energy Applications in the Design of Buildings, 1980; (with F. Wilson) Structural Systems, 1981, 2nd ed., 1995; Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, 1982, 2nd ed., 1989; (with P.R. Smith) Environmental Systems, 1983; Predictive Methods for the Energy Conserving Design of Buildings, 1983; Energy Conservation in the Design of Multi-Story Buildings, 1984; (with P.R. Smith) Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology, 2nd ed., 1986, 4th ed., 2004; Encyclopedia of Building Technology, 1987; (with P.R. Smith) The Science and Technology of Building Materials, 1988; Handbook of Architectural Technology, 1991; A Contradiction in Terms, 1993; From Wattle and Daub to Concrete and Steel, 1998; The World's Greatest Buildings, 2000. Address: Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.