Award-winning study provides framework for assessing historic wrought iron structures

Award-winning study provides framework for assessing historic wrought iron structures

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (STL.News) – The Institution of Civil Engineers will honor the research of a New York University professor who employed terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) to examine Ireland’s historic Guinness Bridge.

The research paper, published in the journal Engineering History and Heritage, garnered the 2019 Manby Prize from the institution, which lauded it for its exceptional quality and benefit to the civil engineering, construction and materials science community. It provided both a case history of a significant structure and a framework for assessing other historic wrought iron bridges using data.

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