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Personal Information

First Name
Dario
Last Name
Gasparini
Faculty Rank
Professor
Office Location
Bingham 209
Phone Number
216.368.2699
Department
Civil Engineering
Research Interests
1. Structures 2. Wind and Earthquake Engineering 3. Applied Random Processes 4. History of Structural Engineering
Recent Publications
Only recent publications on the history of structural engineering are listed.

Gasparini, D.A. (2012),"Sunderland, Birdsall and the Roebling Co: Development and Diffusion of Construction Technologies for Suspension Bridges,1928-1952" Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Construction History, Paris, July, p667-674.select

Gasparini, D.A. and Simmons, D. A.(2010),"Cabin John Bridge: Role of Alfred L. Rives, C.E." ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 24, No.2, April, p188-203.select

Gasparini, D.A. “Charles C. Sunderland and the Diffusion of Prestressing Tecnologies in the Americas.” Proceedings of the Third International conference on Construction History, Cottbus, Germany, May 2009, p655-661. select

Gasparini, D.A. and Fields, M. “The Collapse of the Ashtabula Bridge on December 29, 1876,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 7, No.2. May 1993, pp. 109-125 select

Gasparini, D.A. and Simmons, D., “American Truss Bridge Connections in the Nineteenth Century, I-1829-1850,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 11, No. 3, August 1997, pp. 119-129. select

Gasparini, D. A. and Simmons, D., “American Truss Bridge Connections in the Nineteenth Century, II-1850-1900,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 11, No. 3, August 1997, pp. 130-140. select

Gasparini, D. “Contributions of C.A.P. Turner to the Development of Reinforced Concrete Flat Slabs 1905-1909,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 128, No. 10, October 2002, p. 1243-1252. select

Gasparini, D. A. and Wang, J. “Battery-Joralemon Street Tunnel,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 20, No. 1. February 2006, p. 92-107. select

Gasparini, D. A., Bruckner, J. and da Porto, F. “Time –dependent Behavior of Posttensioned Wood Howe Bridges, “ ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 132, No. 3, March 2006 p 418-429. select

Gasparini, D.A. and Provost, C., “Early 19th Century Developments in Truss Design,” Construction History, Vol. 5, 1989,pp. 21-33. (Reprinted in studies in the History of Civil Engineering, Volume 9: Structural Iron, 1750-1850, Sutherland, R.J.M. Ed. Ashgate Variorum, Aldershot, England, 1997). select

Gasparini, D. A. and Provost, C., “Contributions of Stephen Harriman Long to the Design of Trusses,” Proceedings of the CSCE Centennial Conference, Montreal, Quebec, May 1987, pp. 804-811. select

Gasparini, D. A., et al “Stiffening Suspension Bridges,” Proceedings of an International Conference on Historic Bridges to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, Wheeling, WV, October 1999, p. 105-115. select

Gasparini, D. and Vermes, W., “C.A.P. Turner and Reinforced Concrete Flat-Slab Bridges,” Proceedings of the Seventh Historic Bridges Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, September 2001, p. 12-27. select

Gasparini, D. “Development of Reinforced Concrete Arch Bridges in the U.S.- 1894-1904” Proceedings of the History and Heritage Congress, ASCE Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition, Washington, D.C., November 3-7, 2002, p. 321-334. select

Gasparini, D. and da Porto, F. “Prestressing of 19th Century Wood and Iron Truss Bridges in the U.S.,” Proceedings of the First International Congress on Construction History, Madrid, Spain, January 20-24, 2003, p. 977-986. select

Gasparini, D. A., Bruckner, J. and da Porto, F. “Viscoelastic Analyses of a Prestressed Howe Bridge,” Proceedings of the Fourth International Seminar on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, University of Padova, Italy, November 10-13, 2004, p. 983-990. select

Gasparini, D.A., and Buonopane, S. “Nondeterminstic structural analyses: insights on the static behavior of hyperstatic structures,” in Essays in the History of the Theory of Structures in Honour of Professor Jacques Heyman, Huerta S., Ed., Madrid, Spain, December, 2005, ISBN 84-7790-418-9, p 143-178. select

Gasparini, D. A. “The prestressing of structures: a historical review” Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Construction History, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, March-April 2006, ISBN 0-7017-0204-4, p 1221-1232. select

History

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