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

    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...

  • Handbook of International Bridge Engineeringby Wai-Fah Chen; Lian Duan

    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...

  • Bridges and Tunnelsby Jenn Vaughn; Donna Latham

    Nomad Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Bridges and tunnels are lifelines. People have tackled seemingly insurmountable obstacles, including vast canyons and mountain ranges, to design and construct these amazing passageways. Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering invites children ages 9 and up to explore the innovation and physical science behind structures our world... more...

  • Failed Bridgesby Herbert Schmidt; 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...

  • Timber Bridgesby Christopher J. Mettem

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Bridges built in timber are enjoying a significant revival, both for pedestrian and light traffic and increasingly for heavier loadings and longer spans. Timber's high strength-to-weight ratio, combined with the ease and speed of construction inherent in the off-site prefabrication methods used, make a timber bridge a suitable option in many different... more...

  • The Last Three Milesby Steven Hart

    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...

  • Theory of Beamsby T. Iwinski; B.G. Neal

    Elsevier Science 1967; US$ 31.95

    Theory of Beams: The Application of the Laplace Transformation Method to Engineering Problems, Second Enlarged Edition emphasizes the method used than the broad coverage of all the significant cases that may be met in engineering practice. The content of this edition is mostly the topics presented in the first edition, but are roughly doubled. This... more...

  • Handbuch Brücken: Entwerfen, Konstruieren, Berechnen, Bauen und Erhalten (German Edition)by Gerhard Mehlhorn; NN NN

    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...

  • Footbridgesby Ursula Baus; Mike Schlaich; Wilfried Dechau

    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...

  • Bridge Loadsby Colin O'Connor; Peter Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 220.00

    This book provides a detailed summary of bridge loads from an international perspective. The authors cover all aspects from the methodology behind the calculation of bridge loads and the complex interactions between loads and bridges, to economic considerations. A wide range of bridge loads are covered, including highway vehicle loads, pedestrian loads,... more...