Bridge Engineering: A Global Perspective

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Thomas Telford, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 775 pages
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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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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
BRIDGES AND THEIR HISTORICAL EVOLUTION
43
BRIDGES AND THEIR MATERIALS
83
beginning of the twentieth century
135
BRIDGES THEIR RESISTANT STRUCTURES
207
ARCH BRIDGES
265
BEAM BRIDGES
349
FRAME BRIDGES
449
CABLESUPPORTED BRIDGES SUSPENSION AND STAYED
477
SINGULAR BRIDGES
689
Index of bridges
743
Index of peoplenames
757
Index of organisations
763
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