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Wilhelm Bechteler

Wilhelm Bechteler was German engineering educator. Achievements include research on near nature river training, hydrodynamic-numerical models, physical modelling, sediment transport, river morphology, reservoir sedimentation. Member City Council, Eching, Germany, 1977-1982. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, International Association Hydraulic Research, German Association for Water Resources (board directors 1985-1990).

Background

  • Bechteler, Wilhelm was born on July 1, 1939 in Immenstadt, Bavaria, Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Anna (Nerlinger) Bechteler.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Technology University, Munich, 1964. Dr in Engineering, Technology University, 1968. Habil, Technology University, 1971.

    Career

    • Engineer Dorsch Consult, Munich, 1971-1973. Professor Armed Forces University, 1975—2005. Dean of faculty Armed Forces University, 1973-1974, director Institute Hydrosci.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on near nature river training, hydrodynamic-numerical models, physical modelling, sediment transport, river morphology, reservoir sedimentation.

    Works

    • Editor: Transport of Suspended Sediments, 1986. Contributor over 130 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member City Council, Eching, Germany, 1977-1982. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, International Association Hydraulic Research, German Association for Water Resources (board directors 1985-1990).

    Connections

    • Married Edith Oechsl, April 10, 1970 (deceased May 1970). Married Barbara Buëb, July 25, 1986. Children: Georg W., Thomas A., Maximilian.
    • father: Wilhelm Bechteler
    • mother: Anna (Nerlinger) Bechteler
    • spouses: Edith Oechsl
    • Barbara Buëb
    • children: Georg W. Bechteler
    • Thomas A. Bechteler
    • Maximilian Bechteler
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    Born July 1, 1939
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    • 1964
      Technology University
    • 1968
      Technology University
    • 1971
      Technology University
    • 1971 - 1973
      Engineer, Dorsch Consult
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1975 - 2005
      professor, Armed Forces University