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Bridge engineering

  • Historic Bridgesby Hojjat Adeli

    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...

  • 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 LRFD specifications Design of Highway Bridges, Third Edition offers detailed coverage of engineering basics for the design of short- and medium-span bridges. Revised to conform with the latest fifth edition of the American... 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...

  • The Design of Prestressed Concrete Bridgesby Robert Benaim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    Examining the fundamental differences between design and analysis, Robert Benaim explores the close relationship between aesthetic and technical creativity and the importance of the intuitive, more imaginative qualities of design that every designer should employ when designing a structure. Aiding designers of concrete bridges in developing an... more...

  • Bridgeby Peter Bishop

    Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 27.00

    Peter Bishop provides a comprehensive historical account of the role of bridges in the advancement of human culture. more...

  • Bridgesby David Blockley

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    Bridges touch all our lives - every day we are likely to cross a bridge, or go under one. How many of us stop to consider how the bridge stands up and what sort of people designed and built something so strong? Bridge building is a magnificent example of the practical and every day use of science. However, the story of bridges goes beyond science and... more...

  • Bridges for High-Speed Railwaysby Rui Calcada; Raimundo Delgado; António Campos e Matos

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 164.95

    Since the 1980s in Europe high-speed rail has emerged rapidly as a means of transportation, and in the upcoming years many more tunnel, bridge and other infrastructure projects will be developed across the continent. At the same time design concepts and technologies have improved and innovative structural ideas have appeared, since trains travelling... more...

  • Model Analysis of Plane Structuresby T. M. Charlton; B. G. Neal

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Model Analysis of Plane Structures deals with simple techniques of analysis plane structures with the aid of scale models. Model analysis of the kind considered herein is a means of replacing the numerical work of formal structural analysis by mechanical operations. It utilizes the same assumptions as formal analysis and offers nothing more in the... more...

  • The Design of Modern Steel Bridgesby Sukhen Chatterjee

    Wiley 2008; US$ 185.00

    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...

  • Bridge Engineeringby W.F. Chen; Lian Duan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    With chapters culled from the acclaimed Bridge Engineering Handbook, Bridge Engineering: Substructure Design focuses on the various components comprising and affecting bridge substructures. These include bearings, piers and columns, towers, abutments and retaining structures, footings and foundations, and bridge hydraulics. For each component, the... more...