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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95
Perhaps more than any other engineered structures, bridges represent the height of resourcefulness both in their design and their use of materials. This work provides both an admiring and a technical account of bridge engineering through an exploration of several remarkable examples. Demonstrating historic significance beyond their utilitarian function,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 39.95
Like never before we are aware of the crucial place of bridges in our lives. The spans that warranted little notice are now at the forefront of public and political debate and we are reminded of the rich historyand the uncertain futureof bridging in Minnesota. Historian Denis P. Gardner documents and celebrates a wide range of the states... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 22.95
Intimate and engaging, Michael Rockland's rich narrative presents perspectives on the GWB, as it is often called, that span history, architecture, engineering, transportation, design, the arts, politics, and even post-9/11 mentality. Stunning archival photos, from the late 1920s when the bridge was built through the present, are a powerful complement... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 199.00
Das umfassende Handbuch stellt das Grund- und Fachwissen für den Entwurf, die Konstruktion, die Berechnung, die Bauausführung und die Erhaltung von Brückenbauwerken vor. Hervorragende Fachautoren aus Praxis und Wissenschaft beschreiben ihre Erfahrungen zu Tragwerkstypen, Berechnungs-, Herstellungs- und Bauausführungsverfahren sowie Bauüberwachungsmethoden.... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 209.00
In dem Handbuch erläutern Fachautoren ihre Erfahrungen mit Tragwerkstypen, Berechnungs-, Herstellungs- und Bauausführungsverfahren sowie Bauüberwachungsmethoden. In der 2. Auflage werden die Verwendung von Ultra-Hochleistungsbeton und die mit Brückenbaupreisen (2006?2008) ausgezeichneten Brücken berücksichtigt. Die Kapitel zum Entwerfen, Konstruieren,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 357.00
An extensive collection of 550 revised papers on most recent advances in bridge maintenance, safety, management and life-cycle performance. This is a major contribution to the state-of-the-art in all aspects of the field, containing papers from leading experts. Set of Book with keynote papers and extended abstracts plus a 4500 pages, searchable,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 220.00
Recent surveys of the U.S. infrastructure?s condition have rated a staggering number of bridges structurally deficient or functionally obsolete. While not necessarily unsafe, a structurally deficient bridge must be posted for weight and have limits for speed, due to its deteriorated structural components. Bridges with old design features that cannot... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00
Up-to-date coverage of bridge design and analysis revised to reflect the fifth edition of the AASHTO LRFDspecifications Design of Highway Bridges, Third Edition offers detailedcoverage of engineering basics for the design of short- andmedium-span bridges. Revised to conform with the latest fifthedition of the American Association of State... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 130.00
A succinct, real-world approach to complete bridge systemdesign and evaluation Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and Load and ResistanceFactor Rating (LRFR) are design and evaluation methods that havereplaced or offered alternatives to other traditional methods asthe new standards for designing and load-rating U.S. highwaybridges. Bridge... more...
- New Press, The 2011; US$ 24.95
At the dawn of America?s love affair with the automobile, cars and trucks leaving the nation?s largest city were unceremoniously dumped out of the western end of the Holland Tunnel onto local roads wending their way through the New Jersey Meadowlands. Jersey City mayor Frank Hague?dictator of the Hudson County political machine and a national political... more...