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  • The Design of Modern Steel Bridgesby Sukhen Chatterjee

    Wiley 2008; US$ 191.00

    Bridges are great symbols of mankind?s conquest of space. They are a monument to his vision and determination, but these alone are not enough. An appreciation of the mathematical theories underlying bridge design is essential to resist the physical forces of nature and gravity. The object of this book is to explain firstly the nature of the... more...

  • Bridgeby Peter Lalor

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 29.95

    The definitive story of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the world's most amazing engineering feats - a structure that has become a national icon. more...

  • Innovations in Bridge Engineering Technologyby Khaled Mahmoud

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 199.95

    1. Concrete segmental & post tensioned bridges International state of practice in the inspection of grouted duct post-tensioned concrete bridge beams and decks M. C. Forde & M. Ohtsu Durability of concrete segmental bridges D.I. Banic, Z. Banic & D. Tkalcic Cyclic tests of precast segmental unbonded post-tensioned concrete bridge piers... more...

  • Historic Bridgesby Hojjat Adeli

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 167.95

    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...

  • Wood, Concrete, Stone, and Steelby Denis P. Gardner; Eric DeLony

    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 history—and the uncertain future—of bridging in Minnesota. Historian Denis P. Gardner documents and celebrates a wide range of the state’s... more...

  • The George Washington Bridgeby Michael Rockland

    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...

  • Health Monitoring of Bridgesby Helmut Wenzel

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.00

    Health Monitoring of Bridges prepares the bridge engineering community for the exciting new technological developments happening in the industry, offering the benefit of much research carried out in the aerospace and other industrial sectors and discussing the latest methodologies available for the management of bridge stock. Health Monitoring... more...

  • Bridge Maintenance, Safety Management, Health Monitoring and Informatics - IABMAS '08by Hyun-Moo Koh; Dan Frangopol

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 375.00

    Sessions: Artificial Intelligence Methods in Bridge Structures Analysis and Design Assessment and Control of Bridge Vibrations Bridge 200 toward Durable Bridge Bridge for High-Speed Railways Damage Assessment of Existing Bridges Design Expectations, Monitoring Response and Maintenance Decisions Development of the Advanced Robot... more...

  • Failed Bridgesby Joachim Scheer; Linda Wilharm

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.00

    When bridges fail, often with loss of human life, those involved may be unwilling to speak openly about the cause. Yet it is possible to learn from mistakes. The lessons gained lead to greater safety and are a source of innovation. This book contains a systematic, unprecedented overview of more than 400 bridge failures assigned to the time of their... more...

  • Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Bridgesby Jeffrey Ger; Franklin Y. Cheng

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 132.95

    Overview of Seismic Design of Highway Bridges in the United States Introduction AASHTO Bridge Seismic Design Philosophy Direct Displacement-Based Design Procedures Pushover Analysis Applications Displacement Capacity Evaluation for the Seismic Design of New Bridges Performance Level Verification for New Bridges Designed by DDBD Capacity/Demand... more...