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Melville Medal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Obverse has relief portrait of Admiral George Wallace Melville. Reverse has globe with lever and hand beneath, with motto: "Give me where to stand and I will move the earth." On rim : "For his paper, 'Recent investigations of the mechanics of cavitation and cavitation damage,' " 1955. In black case with name of Robert T. Knapp.


ID: 2000-00158
Knapp, Robert T.

Creation Jan. 1, 1954

MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.75 inches daim.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Engineering

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