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Ulrich Finsterwalder

German engineer.

Biographical Information

Name: Ulrich Finsterwalder
Born on 25 December 1897 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Europe
Deceased on 5 December 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Europe
Place(s) of activity:
1923

Graduates from the Technical School in Munich, works with Franz Dischinger at Dyckerhoff & Widmann AG.

1929

Competition design for the Dreirosen Bridge in Basel as a prestressed cantilever bridge

1930

Doctorate, Thesis subject: differential equations for the deflection of barrel shells

1933

Director of the main construction office at Dyckerhoff & Widmann

1950

Balduin Bridge over the Lahn River, first try in prestressed cantilever construction

1970

Freyssinet-medal of the Féderation internationale de la Précontrainte (FIP)

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

design engineer
designer
engineer
structural engineer

Bibliography

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