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  1. Chester P. Siess Papers, 1933-2004
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    Papers of Chester Paul Siess (1916-2004), M.S. 1939, Ph.D. 1948, including the American Concrete Institute Committee 318 files on the ACI Building Code Requirements for reinforced concrete, meeting minutes, membership lists, and subjects such as materials and testing, shear and bond, flexure, and columns. Dr. Siess served as a committee member from 1953-1997. Additions inclu...
  2. Hardy Cross Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1930
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the Hardy Cross Papers contains a digitized copy of Cross' paper "Analysis of Continuous Frames by Distributing Fixed-end Moments" included in the May 1930 Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers. This paper contributed refining and simplifying the mathematical work required to analyze elements of statically indeterminate buildings and ...
  3. Harold M. Westergaard Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1930
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the Harold M. Westergaard Papers, contain a digitized copy of the academic paper "One hundred fifty years in advance in structural analysis" by Harold M. Westergaard. This paper was included in a 1930 publication of the American Association of Civil Engineers.
  4. PLATO System Notes Files (Digital Surrogates), 1972-1976
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    Digital surrogates from the PLATO Notes Files contain digitized notes exchanged between developers and users of PLATO system, during the evolutionary implementation of the world's first wide-area computer network devoted to education. Digitized notes include lesson notes with developers' instructions, as well as users' experiences and questions related with the system use. P...
  5. Salvatore Martirano Music, Personal Papers, and Sal-Mar Construction, 1927-1999
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    Consists of correspondence between Martirano and colleagues, friends, and family, including Milton Babbit, John Cage, Elliot Carter, Gilbert Chase, Aaron Copland, Luigi Dallapicolla, Paul Fromm, Loren Maazel, Morton Subotnik, and Igor Stravinsky; recording and publishing contracts; royalty statements; published and unpublished music scores, drafts, manuscripts, and studies; ...
  6. XSEDE: Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment
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    The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. Scientists and engineers around the world use these resources and ser...
  7. Bion J. Arnold
    Image | 1907

    From text: "Following the recommendation of the Committee on Local Transportation, the City Council, on the 26th of May, 1902, authorized the Mayor and City Comptroller to execute a contract with Bion J. Arnold, as expert engineer, for the rendering of such services as might be required by the committee ..." Also, "... Bion J. Arnold, expert to the Committee on Local Transp...
  8. Porch figures on Dewes House
    Image | 1963

    Caption: "Stone figures support the porch of a home built in 1896 for Chicago brewer Francis J. Dewes. Located on Wrightwood and Hampden Court, it now houses the Swedish Engineers Society."
  9. Wohlers Hall
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    Created by Jameson and Harrison (Architects and Engineers) with university architect Ernest L. Stouffer.
  10. Illinois-Kentucky-Missouri, Cairo quadrangle
    Image | 1933

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  11. topography
    Image | 1918

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  12. grid zone 'C'
    Image | 1941

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  13. Illinois, Chandlerville quadrangle
    Image | 1932

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  14. topography
    Image | 1918

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  15. Iowa-Illinois Miles quadrangle
    Image | 1941

    Shows roadway classification as of 1940.
  16. 15-minute series
    Image | 1943

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  17. Iowa-Illinois, East Dubuque quadrangle
    Image | 1940

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  18. topography
    Image | 1918

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  19. grid zone 'C'
    Image | 1941

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  20. Illinois, Havana quadrangle
    Image | 1925

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  21. Illinois-Missouri, Thebes quadrangle
    Image | 1934

    Shows roadway classification as of 1933.
  22. Trestle Bridge, at Whiteside
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    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the trestle bridge at Whiteside. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  23. Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine
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    This is a model of Newcomen’s Atmospheric Steam Engine. Newcomen’s steam engine consisted of a metal boiler with a cylinder mounted above. Inside the cylinder is a piston, sealed as closely as possible to the wall with a leather flap. The piston is attached to one end of a large wooden beam. The other end of the beam is attached to the water pump.
  24. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane
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    A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood leading edge. The fuselage is a welded steel-tube frame covered with fabric. Fuel is carried in two forty and sixty-gallon tanks. The mail compartment is right behind the en...