ROEBLING, Washington Augustus


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  • Roebling, Washington Augustus — SUBJECT AREA: Civil engineering [br] b. 26 May 1837 Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, USA d. 21 July 1926 Trenton, New Jersey, USA. [br] American civil engineer. [br] The son of John Augustus Roebling, he graduated in 1857 from the Rensselaer Polytechnic… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Roebling, Washington Augustus — ▪ American engineer born May 26, 1837, Saxonburg, Pa., U.S. died July 21, 1926, Trenton, N.J.  U.S. civil engineer under whose direction the Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, was completed in 1883; the bridge was designed by Roebling with his… …   Universalium

  • Roebling, John Augustus — born , June 12, 1806, Mühlhausen, Prussia died July 22, 1869, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., U.S. German U.S. civil engineer, a pioneer in the design of suspension bridges. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1831. His best known work is New York s Brooklyn… …   Universalium

  • Roebling, John Augustus — SUBJECT AREA: Civil engineering [br] b. 12 July 1806 Muhlhausen, Prussia d. 22 July 1869 Brooklyn, New York, USA [br] German/American bridge engineer and builder. [br] The son of Polycarp Roebling, a tobacconist, he studied mathematics at Dr… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Roebling,John Augustus — Roeb·ling (rōʹblĭng), John Augustus. 1806 1869. German born American engineer who designed and began the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, a project completed (1883) by his son Washington Augustus Roebling (1837 1926). * * * …   Universalium

  • ROEBLING, John Augustus — (1806 1869) and Washington Augustus ROEBLING (1837 1926)    See STEEL …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Roebling, John Augustus — (12 jun. 1806, Mühlhausen, Prusia–22 jul. 1869, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., EE.UU.). Ingeniero civil alemán estadounidense, un pionero en el diseño de puentes colgantes. Emigró a EE.UU. en 1831. Su obra más conocida es el puente de Brooklyn de Nueva… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Washington Augustus Roebling — (* 26. Mai 1837 in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania; † 21. Juli 1926 in Trenton, New Jersey) war ein US amerikanischer Ingenieur, bekannt für seine Arbeit an der Brooklyn Bridge, die durch seinen Vater John August Roebling begonnen wurde. Roebling erhielt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Washington August Roebling — Washington Augustus Roebling (* 26. Mai 1837 in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania; † 21. Juli 1926 in Trenton, New Jersey) war ein US amerikanischer Ingenieur, bekannt für seine Arbeit an der Brooklyn Bridg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Washington Roebling — Washington Augustus Roebling (* 26. Mai 1837 in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania; † 21. Juli 1926 in Trenton, New Jersey) war ein US amerikanischer Ingenieur, bekannt für seine Arbeit an der Brooklyn Bridge, die durch seinen Vater John August Roebling… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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