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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, E. (1950): Traviesas de hormigón pretensado. In: Hormigón pretensado, v. 1, n. 5 (4th Quarter 1950), pp. 42-49.
  2. Freyssinet, E. (1951): Intervencion de E. Freyssinet. In: Hormigón pretensado, v. 2, n. 6 (1st Quarter 1951), pp. 19.
  3. Freyssinet, E. (1951): Conferencia de E. Freyssinet. In: Hormigón pretensado, v. 2, n. 6 (1st Quarter 1951), pp. 1-7.
  4. Freyssinet, Eugène (1951): Evolucion de la idea del pretensado en las construcciones y consecuencias de su utilización sistematica. In: Hormigón pretensado, v. 2, n. 9 (4th Quarter 1951), pp. 34-44.
  5. Freyssinet, Eugène (1923): Le pont Candelier, pont-rail en béton armé sur la Sambre. In: Annales des Ponts et Chaussées, n. 2 ( 1923), pp. 165.
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  • Date created
    29/12/1998
  • Last Update
    31/08/2015