Book ID: CBB000101756

International engineering history and heritage: Improving Bridges to ASCE's 150th Anniversary: Proceedings of the Third National Congress on Civil Engineering History and Heritage, October 10-13, 2001, Houston, Texas (2001)


Rogers, Jerry R. (Editor)
Fredrich, Augustine J. (Editor)

American Society of Civil Engineers

Publication Date: 2001
Physical Details: x + 508 pp., illus., maps, bibl., index
Language: English

Description Collection of 60 papers on civil engineering history and heritage programs in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Great Britain and on preservation, restoration, and education activities carried out on individual projects in these nations. U. S. topics include the restoration of historic bridges, the formation of early professional societies, archives and resources, pioneering surveying journals, the evolution of offshore platforms, historic landmarks and projects, environmental and water resources history, Texas historical bridges and projects, and ASCE branches in Texas. Topics of international civil engineering history include Gustave Eiffel's engineering genius, restoration and adaptive re-use of landmark structures in Britain, restoration of medieval churches, and Zimbabwean civil engineering history and landmarks.

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