Padraic Cathal Dunne

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Professor do Departamento de Aeronaves do ITA.

  • Born 14th August, 1916, Horsham, Sussex, England.
  • Died 14th April, 2010, Torrevieja, Spain.

B.Sc. London, Chartered Engineer, F.R.Ae.S..
Author & co-author of: Structural Principles & Data. and also General theory of Conical & Cylindrical Tubes.
Papers on Structural Mechanics & also Computing methods & Fluid Mechanics.

Invited to go, as Prof. of Aircraft Structures, to the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) São José dos Campos, S.P. Brazil 1957-1972.
During this time Embraer was being developed.

Other work:

  • Stress Engineer, Boulton Paul Aircraft Ltd., Wolverhampton.
  • Technical Assnt. at Royal Aeronautical Society.
  • Chief Technician at Tiltman Langley, Redhill.
  • Lecturer Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough.
  • Prof. at Stuttgart Uni. (I.S.D.) work on Finite Element method.


Married Edith Runacres 1947. 6 children: John Padraic, Stephen Terence, William Brian, Ricardo Charles, Marcus James, Brigid Margaret.

Prof Dunne dando aula no Elefante Branco circa 1959. Foto do acervo de seu filho Stephen Dunne

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