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Title: Engineering: Cornell Quarterly, Vol.15, No.2 (Autumn 1980): Pioneering in Concrete
Authors: Billington, David P.
White,Richard N.
Nilson, Arthur H.
Abel, John F.
Gergely, Peter
Slate, Floyd O.
Lynn, Walter R.
Keywords: Engineering
Cornell University
Reinforced Concrete
Solomon Cady (S. C.) Hollister
Issue Date: 1980
Publisher: Internet-First University Press
Abstract: IN THIS ISSUE: Pioneering in Concrete (an editorial) /2 ... Profession and Personality: Perspective in a View of S. C. Hollister and his Work in Reinforced Concrete /4 (David P. Billington explores the tension between individual actions and social forces, with reference to the work of Hollister.) ... The Education of a Pioneer /7 (The way Hollister found to acquire an education in reinforced concrete construction in the crucial period before World War I is examined by Richard N. White.) ... Reinforced Concrete for Ships /14 (The fascinating story of Hollister's work in designing concrete ships in the emergency World War I program is told by Arthur H. Nilson.) ... Concrete Structures for America: A Glimpse of Design Practice in the 1920s /23 (John F. Abel and Peter Gergely highlight the famous skew arch bridge over the Chester River in Pennsylvania in an article on Hollister's design practice.) ... The Major Building Material of the Twentieth Century: Concrete and Hollister's Role in its Development /30 (Hollister's contributions in the introduction of new techniques and materials are discussed by Floyd O. Slate.) ... How to Educate an Engineer: Ideas of an Influential Innovator /35 (Walter R. Lynn, a colleague of S.C. Hollister for nineteen years, discusses Hollister's views on engineering education.) ... Solomon Cady Hollister: Notes on an Engineering Leader /38 (Commentaries and reminiscences provide material for a biographical sketch.) ... Vantage /42 ... Faculty Publications /44 ... Letters /48
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