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- 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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 129.95
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 185.00
Fourteen years on from its last edition, Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design, Third Edition , has been significantly updated with new material and brand new imagery throughout. Since the appearance of the second edition, the focus on the dynamic response of cable supported bridges has increased, and this development is recognised with two... 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...
- Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 76.95
Bridges have become a focus of increased attention and awareness in the last ten years as highly visible elements that define the urban and nonurban landscape. This book contains detailed presentations of some sixty-five bridges from ten European countries, with text, comprehensive and detail plans, and photographs taken especially for the volume. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95
Optimization is generally a reduction operation of a definite quantity. This process naturally takes place in our environment and through our activities. For example, many natural systems evolve, in order to minimize their potential energy. Modeling these phenomena then largely relies on our capacity to artificially reproduce these processes. In parallel,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 185.00
The need for large-scale bridges is constantly growing due to the enormous infrastructure development around the world. Since the 1970s many of them have been cable-stayed bridges. In 1975 the largest span length was 404 m, in 1995 it increased to 856 m, and today it is 1104 m. Thus the economically efficient range of cable-stayed bridges is tending... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
Over 140 experts, 14 countries, and 89 chapters are represented in the second edition of the Bridge Engineering Handbook . This extensive collection highlights bridge engineering specimens from around the world, contains detailed information on bridge engineering, and thoroughly explains the concepts and practical applications surrounding the subject.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 199.95
This comprehensive and up-to-date reference work and resource book covers state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice for bridge engineering worldwide. Countries covered include Canada and the United States in North America; Argentina and Brazil in South America; Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Macedonia,... more...