ROEBLING, John Augustus

(1806-1869) and Washington Augustus ROEBLING (1837-1926)
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  • 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 — 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 — (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

  • Roebling, John Augustus —  (1806–1869) American engineer, designer of Brooklyn Bridge …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • ROEBLING, Washington Augustus —    See ROEBLING, John Augustus …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • 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

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  • John Augustus Roebling — vers 1847–1848. John Augustus Roebling (né Johann August Röbling le 12 juin 1806 à Mühlhausen, Allemagne mort le 22 juillet 1869 à New York, États Unis) était un ingénieur civil né allemand, connu pour ses ponts suspendus à des câbles d acier …   Wikipédia en Français

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