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Stanford University, Engineering Case Program, Case Files
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Stanford University, Engineering Case Program, case files
    creator: Fuchs, H. O. (Henry Otten)
    creator: Arnold, John E., 1913-1963
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0269
    Physical Description: 3.5 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1972

    Scope and Content

    The Engineering Case Program, which began at Stanford University in 1964, provided written accounts of engineering problems to be used in the training of engineers. This collection consists of the master files from 114 cases where the author was a Stanford faculty or staff member or the event described happened in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the case description, some files include correspondence, memoranda, diagrams, and photographs.
    Following the container listing are abstracts for most of the cases included in this collection.


    Henry O. Fuchs was professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University, 1964-1973, and director of the Engineering Case Program.

    Preferred Citation:

    Stanford University, Engineering Case Program, Case Files (SC0269). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Gift of Henry O. Fuchs, 1981.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Engineering -- Case studies.
    Engineering -- Study and teaching.
    Stanford University. Engineering Case Program
    Fuchs, H. O. (Henry Otten)
    Arnold, John E., 1913-1963