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Engineering educator

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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