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Bridges: Their Engineering and Planning

George C. Lee and Ernest Sternberg ; Illustrated by David C. Pierro
Format
Book
Published
Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9781438455259, 1438455259, 9781438455266, 9781438455273 (ebook)
Contents
  • Preface and acknowledgments
  • Deciding about bridges
  • Crossing the bridge before you get there
  • Counting our bridges
  • Bridge engineering
  • Understanding stresses and strains
  • Bridge types and sites
  • Making strong bridges: dealing with uncertainty
  • Resisting extreme events
  • Bridge planning
  • Is it worth it?: costs, benefits, and tough decisions
  • Traffic across the bridge
  • The bridge in the environment
  • Delivering the bridge
  • Conclusion
  • A bridge across a millennium.
Description
xiv, 166 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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