Bridge Engineering: A Global Perspective
Thomas Telford, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 775 pages
Bridge Engineering: A Global Perspective is a comprehensive review of how we create and maintain bridges - one of the most vital yet vulnerable parts of our infrastructure - and how we got where we are today.Its 800 illustrated pages in full colourprovide a unique and authoritative reference for practitioners, researchers and students alike on the state-of-the-art of bridge engineering world-wide, from local community footbridges to vast multi-modal crossings between nations.
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An encyclopedia of bridges!
Comprehensive - even exhaustive - catalogue of bridges by type, (especially Spanish examples) with excellent pictures, both historical and contemporary.
BRIDGES AND THEIR HISTORICAL EVOLUTION
BRIDGES AND THEIR MATERIALS
beginning of the twentieth century
BRIDGES THEIR RESISTANT STRUCTURES