American Civil Engineer. Developed the first scientifically based rules for bridge construction. Born: 1804 Died: 1888
America's Railroads and Skyscrapers Indebted to Civil Engineer Squire Whipple
Essay on Whipple's development of the first scientifically based rules for bridge construction.
Facsimile of Whipple's 1847 essays which include original plans and practical details for iron and wooden bridges. Also available in text and tiff formats.
An Elementary and Practical Treatise on Bridge Building
Full text of Whipple's book published in 1873. From the University of Michigan Library.
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