|CIVIL ENGINEER (GERMANY)|
BORN 21 Feb 1842, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg - DIED 15 Dec 1910, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg|
BIRTH NAME Autenrieth, Edmund Friedrich
GRAVE LOCATION Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg: Stadtfriedhof, Gmelinstrasse 20 (H XIV 01/02)
Edmund Autenrieth was the son of the physician Hermann Friedrich Autenrieth (1799-1874). He studied at the Polytechnikum in Stuttgart, at the University of Tübingen and in Paris. He worked as a railway engineer in Württemberg until he became a teacher at the Polytechnikum in Stuttgart in 1866. In 1871 he moved to the Polytechnikum and in 1873 he succeded Otto Mohr as Professor of Mechanics in Stuttgart.
In 1887 he developed a graphical method for the calculation of anchor forces. In 1904 he received the honorary cross of the Order of the Württemberg Crown. He had a valuable collection o antiques and engravings that was auctioned after his death in 1910 in Stuttgart.