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The History of the Theory of Structures

Kurrer, Karl-Eugen

The History of the Theory of Structures

Searching for Equilibrium

2., enlarged Edition - June 2018
  • XXX, 1212 pages
  • 1002 figures
  • Hardcover
  • English
ISBN: 978-3-433-03229-9

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Table of contents

Foreword of the series editors

Foreword by Prof. Ekkehard Ramm

Preface to the second English edition

About this series

About the series editors

About the author

1 The tasks and aims of a historical study of the theory of structures

2 Learning from history: 12 introductory essays

3 The first fundamental engineering science disciplines: theory of structures and applied mechanics

4 From masonry arch to elastic arch

5 The history of earth pressure theory

6 The beginnings of a theory of structures

7 The discipline-formation period of theory of structures

8 From construction with iron to modern structural steelwork

9 Member analysis conquers the third dimension: the spatial framework

10 Reinforced concrete's influence on theory of structures

11 The consolidation period of theory of structures

12 The development and establishment of computational statics

13 Thirteen scientific controversies in mechanics and theory of structures

14 Perspectives for a historical theory of structures

15 Brief biographiesof 260 protagonists of theory of structures


Name index

Subject index