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Biographical Information

Name: Leon Solomon Moisseiff
Born in 1872 in , Latvia, Europe
Deceased in 1943
1889 - 1891

Studies at the Baltic Polytechnic Institute in Riga

1891

Flees to New York from Riga because of political activities

1895

Graduates from Columbia University with a degree in civil engineering

1898

Joins the New York Department of Bridges

1910

Chief engineer of the Bridge Department

1915

Founds own office

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

assistant design engineer
consulting engineer
design engineer
designer

Bibliography

  1. Moisseiff, Leon S. / Lienhard, Frederick (1933): Suspension Bridges under the Action of Lateral Forces. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 98, n. 1 ( 1933), pp. 1080-1095.

    https://doi.org/10.1061/taceat.0004461

  2. Moisseiff, Leon S. (1933): George Washington Bridge: Design of the Towers. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 97, n. 1 ( 1933), pp. 164-205.

    https://doi.org/10.1061/taceat.0004406

  3. Moisseiff, Leon S. (1937): Evolution of High-Strength Steels Used in Structural Engineering. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 102, n. 1 ( 1937), pp. 1333-1358.

    https://doi.org/10.1061/taceat.0004863

  4. Moisseiff, Leon S. / Hartmann, E. C. / Moore, R. L. (1944): Riveted and Pin-Connected Joints of Steel and Aluminum Alloys. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 109, n. 1 ( 1944), pp. 1359-1396.

    https://doi.org/10.1061/taceat.0005739

  5. Moisseiff, Leon S. / Lienhard, Frederick (1933): Suspension Bridges Under the Action of Lateral Forces. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 98, n. 1 ( 1933), pp. 1080-1095, 1096-1141.
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