The International Information Center for Structural Engineers

History

 

History and Heritage of Civil Engineering: This site by the ASCE presents some important works of (mostly) structural engineering from prehistory to the 20th century. It features also a list of distinguished civil engineers and an image library.

History of Structural Enginenering, The Institution of Civil Engineers. A brief resume of developments in structural engineering, with a reading list.

History of Structural Engineering, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Building History: Historical Framework, Lecture Notes of Prof. Raimar Scherer, Institute for Construction Informatics.Technische Universitat Dresden.

Prof. Raimar Scherer. Course G-3, Building History. Lecture 7: Structural Engineering History. Faculty of Civil Engineering, Institute for Construction Informatics. Technische Universitat Dresden.

A Century of Steel Construction (PDF), available from The British Constructional Steelwork Association Ltd, London, UK.

W. Bates, (1991). Historical Structural Steelwork Handbook. Properties of UK and European Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, Steel Sections including Design. Load and Stress Data since the Mid 19th Century. Publication No. 11/84. Available from British Constructional Steelwork Association Ltd.

The History of Concrete -  Timeline by MAST Module Web Site (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois (UIUC) Urbana).

Historical Timeline of Concrete  by the Auburn University, Alabama.

Historic Bridges of Michigan and Elsewhere offers photos, information, and maps for historic bridges. While various structure types are represented, emphasis is placed on metal truss bridges