... the history of what's possible ...
Engineering in the British Isles and beyond
Every engineer is an explorer
With a few tools and practical
principles, engineers travel to the
unmapped country of the future.
Now you can explore the exciting adventures
of engineers past and present.
Latest video
video funded by the ICE R&D Panel
We are looking for contributors
and can offer modest remuneration
... contact Jane Joyce
janejoyce222@gmail.com
Engineering Timelines social network
|
© 2014 Engineering Timelines
janejoyce222@gmail.com
new feature
explore ... how   explore ... why   explore ... where   explore ... who  
home  •  NEWS  •  using this site  •  FAQs  •  references  •  about  •  sponsors + links
Salginatobel Bridge
Robert Maillart : reinforced concrete revolutionary
SWISS ENGINEER ROBERT MAILLART ..... Read his biography >

Salginatobel Bridge, Switzerland : completed 1930 ..... more >
New   Swiss structural engineer Robert Maillart revolutionised the use of reinforced concrete. His work on bridges and building frames challenged the accepted design methods of the time, and resulted in graceful structures of inherent strength and apparent simplicity. The slenderness of the elements is astonishing in contrast to the massive constructions of his contemporaries in the first part of the 20th century ..... more >
Institution of Civil Engineers The Royal Academy of Engineering National House-Building Council Amey plc AECOM
Arup Davies Maguire + Whitby
News

L&MR structures threatened
RAIL PLAN PUTS 10 LISTED STRUCTURES IN MANCHESTER AT RISK
photo by Stephen Richards
Ten listed structures associated with the Liverpool & Manchester Railway are threatened by Network Rail's planned Ordsall Chord rail project — including the Grade I listed former Liverpool Road railway station, an 1830 warehouse and George Stephenson's River Irwell bridge (pictured). An alternative route (Option 15) is available and is supported by English Heritage .....
READ ... English Heritage's letter of objection (pdf) >
photo © Stephen Richards and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons License

Book
CONNEXIONS :
The Unseen Hand of Tony Hunt
by Engineering Timelines contributor Nigel Dale
published by Whittles Publishing, Caithness
all engineering items