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WORNER, Howard Knox

Born Swan Hill, Victoria, 3 August 1913. Education, Bendigo School of Mines and University of Melbourne (B.Sc. 1934, M.Sc. 1936, D.Sc. 1942). Demonstrator in metallography, University of Melbourne 1935; lecturer 1936-38. Research fellow, Dental Materials Research Laboratory, Melbourne, 1939-46. Professor of metallurgy, University of Melbourne 1946-55. Director of research Broken Hill Pty. Ltd., 1956-62. Consultant metallurgist, 1963. Director, New Process Development, C.R.A. Ltd., 1964-75. Chairman, Victorian Brown Coal Council, 1975-82. Consultant metallurgist, 1980-. Director, Microwave Applications Research Centre, University Wollongong, 1987-89; director Microwave and Materials Research Institute 1989-. F.A.A. 1973, F.T.S. 1975.
  1. Gnathodynamics: the measurement of biting forces with a new design of gnathodynamometer. Australian Journal of Dentistry, 43 (1939), 381-393.
  2. (With M.N. Anderson) Consistency tests on dental and surgical plasters and casting investments. Australian Journal of Dentistry, 47 (1943), 217-230.
  3. (With M.N. Anderson) Biting force measurements on children. Australian Journal of Dentistry, 48 (1944), 1-12.
  4. (With J.F. Richardson) Impact tests on some dental vulcanites and acrylic resins using a guillotine-type machine. Australian Journal of Dentistry, 49 (1945), 96-102.
  5. (With J.F. Richardson) A micro-hardness instrument for studying surface hardness. Australian Journal of Dentistry, 49 (1945), 217-222.

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