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This profile was last updated on 10/1/02  and contains information from public web pages.

Dr. Roy B. Hunter

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Background

Employment History

  • Physicist
    Bureau of Standards
  • Head of the Plumbing Division
    National Bureau of Standards
  • Physicist
    National Bureau of Standards
6 Total References
Web References
PHCCWA | PHCCWA News - Fall 2002
www.phccwa.org, 1 Oct 2002 [cached]
These prescriptive requirements, most of which were researched and tested between 1928 and 1932 by Dr. Roy Hunter, Physicist of the Bureau of Standards, Department of Standards, have been proven over the years to protect the health and sanitation of the community.
1930s - 1940s: Dr. Roy B. ...
www.northcountyplumbing.com [cached]
1930s - 1940s: Dr. Roy B. Hunter, the head of the plumbing division of the National Bureau of Standards, dedicated his talents to researching plumbing systems to standardize regulations in the U.S. Current plumbing codes are based on Dr. Hunter's research.
Since the publication of BMS65, Methods ...
www.plumbingengineer.com, 1 Mar 2011 [cached]
Since the publication of BMS65, Methods of Estimating Loads in Plumbing Systems, in 1940 and BMS79, Water-Distributing Systems for Buildings, in 1941 by Roy B. Hunter, a physicist for the National Bureau of Standards, Hunter's Curve has been adopted by every model code, as well as by state-adopted plumbing codes, in the United States and other countries.
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First, as already indicated, we have determined not to fault the mathematical probability that Dr. Hunter created.
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Dr. Hunter would truly be proud of IAPMO and its partners, as they are indebted to him.
Construction Code Development History
www.ppfahome.org, 8 Feb 2006 [cached]
While product specifications and regulations on plumbing products' use and installation have been around for centuries, the fathers of modern plumbing codes are really Herbert C. Hoover and Roy B. Hunter.
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In the 1940s, Dr. Roy Hunter of the National Bureau of Standards developed and published BMS 66, a methodology for determining necessary pipe sizing by estimating maximum demand on the delivery and drainage systems.
27 Historical Events that Shaped Modern Plumbing Systems | The Expert Witness
www.iveyengineering.com [cached]
22. Dr. Roy B. Hunter, who was appointed to head the plumbing division of the National Bureau of Standards, dedicated his talents to the research of plumbing systems in an effort to standardize regulations in the United States. Current plumbing codes are based on his research. (1930s to 1940s)
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