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physics laboratory apparatus designer

Bernard Odell Beck was physics laboratory apparatus designer. Achievements include design of a ballistic pendulum and other apparatus for basic mechanics physics laboratories. Sergeant United States Army Air Corps, 1940-1945. Member American Association Physics Teachers.

Background

Beck, Bernard Odell was born on February 17, 1914 in Manilla, Iowa, United States. Son of Theron O. and Effie (Flint) Beck.

Education

AB, Yankton College, South Dakota, 1937.

Career

Supervisor development of technical equipment, Air Corps Technology School, Amarillo, Texas, 1942-1945;laboratory and research designer, physics Department, University Texas, Arlington, 1959-1967;owner, Bernard O. Beck & Company, Arlington, since 1965.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of a ballistic pendulum and other apparatus for basic mechanics physics laboratories.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army Air Corps, 1940-1945. Member American Association Physics Teachers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: building flying model aircraft.

Connections

Married Adalene Lacey, February 15, 1943. Children: Dennis, Barbara, William.

father:
Theron O. Beck

mother:
Effie (Flint) Beck

spouse:
Adalene Lacey

child:
Dennis Beck

child:
Barbara Beck

child:
William Beck