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educator , Mechanical engineer

Johannes Straub, German mechanical engineer, educator. Achievements include research in microgravity critical phenomena, heat transfer. Head European Youth Group, 1950-1958. Member Alpine Club, Association German Engineers, Association for Space Research.

Background

Straub, Johannes was born on September 7, 1932 in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany. Son of Otto Jakob and Katharin (Gutmann).

Education

Diplom Engineer, Technische Hochschule, Munchen, Germany, 1957. Doctor of Engineering, Technology University, Munich, 1965. Habilitation, Technology University, Munich, 1975.

Career

Assistant scientist Laboratory Thermodynamic, Munich, 1958—1964. Obeingenieur Laboratory Thermodynamic, Technology University Munich, 1964—1970, academy director, 1970—1976, professor, 1976—1998, emeritus professor, since 1998. Visiting professor, Ankara, Turkey, 1971, 76, Tokyo, 1975, Beijing, Wuhan, Nanjing, China, 1984, Tskuba, Japan, 1989, Fukuoka, Japan, 1995.

Head Institute Thermodynamic, 1972-1981. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in microgravity critical phenomena, heat transfer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Water and Steam, 1979, Steam Tables, 1981, 3d edition 1990, Heat Transfer, 1982. Contributor over 250 articles to professional publications.

Membership

Head European Youth Group, 1950-1958. Member Alpine Club, Association German Engineers, Association for Space Research.

Connections

Son of; married Barbara Dinter, February 18, 1966. Children: Florian Johannes, Markus Christoh, Bernhart Erich.

father:
Otto Jakob Son

mother:
Katharin (Gutmann) Son

spouse:
Barbara Dinter

child:
Florian Johannes Straub

child:
Markus Christoh Straub

child:
Bernhart Erich Straub