International Member
Dr. Robert S. Silver
1913-1997
Dr. Robert S. Silver
International Member
James Watt Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus, University of Glasgow
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  • 1979
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1979
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1979
  • Mechanical Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY MYRON TRIBUS

ROBERT SIMPSON SILVER, James Watt Professor of Engineering, Glasgow University, emeritus, died at a nursing home in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on April 21, 1997.

Bob was born in 1913 in Montrose, where his family had a ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to engineering knowledge of condensation, combustion, and thermodynamics, and development of improved sea water demineralization.