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Ulrich Finsterwalder

German civil engineer.

Biographical Information

Name: Ulrich Finsterwalder
Born on 25 December 1897 in , Bavaria, Germany, Europe
Deceased on 5 December 1988 in , Bavaria, Germany, Europe
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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:

designer
engineer
structural engineer

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Bibliography

  1. Finsterwalder, U. (1937): Die Anwendung von hochwertigem Stahl im Eisenbeton. In: IABSE Publications, v. 5 ( 1937- 1938).

    https://doi.org/10.5169/seals-6154

  2. Finsterwalder, U. (1936): Cylindrical shell structures. Presented at: Zweiter Kongress der IVBH = Deuxième Congrès de l'AIPC = Second Congress of IABSE, Berlin-München 1.-11. Oktober 1936.

    https://doi.org/10.5169/seals-3299

  3. Finsterwalder, Ulrich (1956): Dywidag-Spannbeton und freier Vorbau: Weiterentwicklung und Erfahrungen. Presented at: Fifth Congress of IABSE = Cinquième Congrès de l'AIPC = Fünfter Kongress der IVBH, Lisboa-Porto, 25 de Junho - 2 de Julho 1956.

    https://doi.org/10.5169/seals-6143

  4. Finsterwalder, U. (1965): La construcción de puentes de hormigón pretensado. Nuevas posibilidades. In: Hormigón y acero, v. 16, n. 74 (1st Quarter 1965), pp. 15-19.
  5. Finsterwalder, Ulrich / König, Hermann (1951): Die Donaubrücke beim Gänstor in Ulm. In: Bauingenieur, v. 26, n. 10 (October 1951), pp. 289-292.
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