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Scientist or institution: Terradas Illa, Esteve
Repository institution: Institut d'Estudis Catalans. Servei de Documentació i Arxiu
Keywords: Mathematics, Engineering
Period covered: 1834-1975
Additional information:

Esteve Terradas Illa (Barcelona, 1883 - Madrid, 1950). He had a doctorate in the Exact Sciences and the Physical Sciences, and was also a civil engineer and an industrial engineer. He was a Full Professor of Mathematical Analysis and Mathematical Physics at the Central University of Madrid, and later a Professor of Acoustics and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism and Rational Mechanics at the University of Barcelona. In 1914 he was given the Chair in Automotives at the Labour School. Among other national and international posts, he was a member of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences and the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona. In 1911 he was the first president of the Astronomy Society of Barcelona.


Work correspondence
Scientific documentation
Labour documentation
Personal documentation

Approximate volume: 15 ml
Projects completed: Catalogació del fons Esteve Terrades Illla, Redacción del Fondo a Fondo "Enginyeria, arquitectura i ciència al segle XX"