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Author Wager, John, 1932- interviewee.
Title Interview with John Wager in 2012 / interviewed by Doug Ayre.
Published/Produced 2012.

 Online  OH4101/7  Audio (Online)    AVAILABLE  
 Online  OH4101/7  Transcript (Online)    AVAILABLE  


Call Number OH4101/7
Physical description 1 online resource (8 audio files (2 hr., 25 min.)) : digital, WAV + transcript (1 text file (38 pages))
Series Engineering Heritage (WA) Oral History Archive
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
Access advisory Access open.
Date/time and place of an event This interview was conducted on 27 November 2012 in West Perth.
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Summary John Wager discusses his early years, and schooling. He attended Subiaco State School, Perth Modern and studied engineering at the University of Western Australia. His academic career spanned 40 years with UWA and during that time he was actively involved in manufacturing/industrial/mechanical engineering research- established the UWA Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing Laboratory; developed units in manufacturing design/operational research and linear programming/Statistical Quality Control in manufacturing/introduced new methods of manufacture/ industrial safety/ Metrology; Invited member of CIRP (Coll├Ęge international pour la recherche en productique). He also talks about - Fremantle Harbour during World War 11; apprenticeship with the English Electric Company; Vesuvius Company (Scotland) and continuous casting of steel.
Subjects Wager, John, 1932- -- Interviews.
University of Western Australia -- Employees -- Interviews.
Academics -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Engineers -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Engineers -- Research -- Western Australia.
Computer integrated manufacturing systems.
Computer-aided design.
Related names Ayre, Doug, interviewer.