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David B. Steinman

Biographical Information

Name: David B. Steinman
Full name: David Bernard Steinman
Born on 11 June 1886 in Khomsk, Brest Voblast, Belarus, Europe
Deceased on 21 August 1960 in New York, New York, USA, North America
Place(s) of activity:
Education:

Studies at the City College of New York and Columbia University

5 August 1890

Emigrates to the USA with his family at the age of 4.

1910 - 1914

Teaches at the University of Idaho (Moscow, Idaho)

1911

Doctorate at Columbia University

1914

Works on the Sciotoville Bridge under Gustav Lindenthal

1917 - 1920

Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering;
Later opens his own design office with Holton D. Robinson

1920 - 1940

Bridges in the United States, Thailand, England, Italy, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Canada, Korea, Iraq

1931

St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon and cooperation on the George-Washington-Bridge

1948

Begins reconstruction of Brooklyn Bridge

1953

Proposal for the Messina Straits, span of 1524 meters;
Develops new method of stereo photography

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

assistant engineer
chief engineer
designer
structural engineer

Bibliography

Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Person-ID
    1000035
  • Date created
    02/01/1999
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014