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The History of the Theory of Structures

I propose in this address to invite your consideration of some of the principles upon which our present day structural design is based and to remember some of the scientists of bygone days to whom we are indebted for the discovery of these principles. A.A. Fordham

Author(s): Fordham, A A

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