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Eugène Freyssinet

French engineer, inventor of prestressed concrete.

Biographical Information

Name: Eugène Freyssinet
Born on 13 July 1879 in , Corrèze (19), Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, Europe
Deceased on 8 June 1962 in , Alpes-Maritimes (06), Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, Europe
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Education:

Studies at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées

1910 - 1911

Veurdre Bridge over the Allier

1913

Boutiron Bridge.

1916

Eight hangars at Avord, 13 in Istres

1918

15 reinforced concrete vessels at Rouen of a length of 55 m.

1921 - 1923

Aircraft hangars at Orly.

Until 1928

Technical director at Limousin & Cie.

1933 - 1935

Renovation of the transatlantic pier at Le Havre; first use of prestressing

1941 - 1945

Several prestressed concrete bridges in France

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Bibliography

  1. Freyssinet, Eugène (1950): Pre-stressed Concrete: Principles and Applications. In: Journal of the Institution of Civil Engineers, v. 33, n. 4 (February 1950), pp. 331-380.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/ijoti.1950.12924

  2. Freyssinet, E. (1951): The deformation of concrete. In: Magazine of Concrete Research, v. 3, n. 8 (December 1951), pp. 49-56.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/macr.1951.3.8.49

  3. Freyssinet, E. (1950): Traviesas de hormigón pretensado. In: Hormigón pretensado, v. 1, n. 5 (4th Quarter 1950), pp. 42-49.
  4. Freyssinet, E. (1951): Intervencion de E. Freyssinet. In: Hormigón pretensado, v. 2, n. 6 (1st Quarter 1951), pp. 19.
  5. Freyssinet, E. (1951): Conferencia de E. Freyssinet. In: Hormigón pretensado, v. 2, n. 6 (1st Quarter 1951), pp. 1-7.
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    29/12/1998
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    31/08/2015