|Born||7 August 1852
|Died||2 October 1933 (aged 81)
Dürnstein, Lower Austria
Philipp Forchheimer (7 August 1852 in Vienna – 2 October 1933 in Dürnstein, Lower Austria) was an Austrian engineer, a pioneer in the field of civil engineering and practical hydraulics. He was professor in Istanbul, Aachen and Graz.
He introduced mathematical methodology to the study of hydraulics, thus establishing a scientific basis for the field.
He was rector of the Graz University of Technology until 1897. In addition to his teaching, he worked as a consultant for construction projects. He made proposals for the construction of a tunnel under the English Channel.
- Forchheimer, Philipp: Teaching and the hydraulic manual, 5 volumes, 1914-16.
- JR: Philipp Forchheimer (1852–1933). Water Management 73 (1983), No. 10, p. 350 - 351st
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