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William Henry Barlow

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Name: William Henry Barlow
Born on 10 May 1812 in , Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Deceased on 12 November 1902 in , London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
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Son of
About the family

Son of engineer and mathematician Peter Barlow.

1838

Works for Midland Railways

1857

Opens his own office.

1860

Participates in the construction of the Clifton Suspension Bridge designed by I. K. Brunel.

1876

Travels to the United States and becomes fervent user of steel in his designs.

1879 - 1880

President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

engineer
participant in construction

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Bibliography

  1. Barlow, W. H. (1850): On the Construction of the Permanent Way of Railways; with an Account of the Wrought-Iron Permanent Way, Laid Down on the Main Line of the Midland Railway. In: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, v. 9, n. 1850 ( 1850), pp. 387-401.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/imotp.1850.24178

  2. Barlow, W. H. (1846): On the Existence (practically) of the Line of Equal Horizontal Thrust in Arches, and the Mode of Determining it by Geometrical Construction. In: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, v. 5, n. 1846 ( 1846), pp. 162-172.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/imotp.1846.24301

  3. Barlow, W. H. (1867): Description of the Clifton Suspension Bridge. In: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, v. 26, n. 1867 ( 1867), pp. 243-257, plate.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/imotp.1867.23161

  4. Barlow, William Henry / Ben, Barr (2003): Description of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, UK (reprint). In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Bridge Engineering, v. 156, n. 1 (March 2003), pp. 5-10.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/bren.2003.156.1.5

  5. Barlow, William Henry (1870): Description of the St Pancras Station and roof, Midland Railway. In: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, v. 30, n. 1870-2 ( 1870), pp. 78-93.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/imotp.1870.23014

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