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  • 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

    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, full-paper... 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...

  • Handbuch Faserverbundkunststoffeby AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Ku

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2009; US$ 69.95

    Das komplett überarbeitete Handbuch Faserverbundkunststoffe der AVK ist seit langem "das" Standardwerk für alle, die in diesem Marktsegment der Kunststoffindustrie beschäftigt sind. Es vermittelt die grundlegende Übersicht aller Themenbereiche rund um die Verarbeitung der sogenannten "Composites". Der aktuelle Stand der Technik wird komprimiert zusammengefasst.... 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

    Nonlinear static monotonic (pushover) analysis has become a common practice in performance-based bridge seismic design. The popularity of pushover analysis is due to its ability to identify the failure modes and the design limit states of bridge piers and to provide the progressive collapse sequence of damaged bridges when subjected to major earthquakes.... more...

  • Design of Highway Bridgesby Richard M. Barker; Jay A. Puckett

    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...

  • Bridge Design and Evaluationby Gongkang Fu

    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...