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  • Breadth Exam 2016
    Breadth Exam 2016 (English, Paperback) Dr Indranil Goswami P E

    A 40-question practice exam for the breadth portion of the PE-Civil exam administered by NCEES. Distribution of questions is consistent with latest NCEES syllabus.

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  • Bridges
    Bridges (English, Hardback) Marcus Binney

    Exploring the history of bridges from ancient times to present day

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  • Chief Engineer
    Chief Engineer (Hardback) Erica Wagner

    A New Statesman Book of the Year for 2017...

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  • FE Civil Practice Problems
    FE Civil Practice Problems (English, Paperback) Michael R Lindeburg

    Complement your FE Civil Review Manual study with these discipline-specific practice problems.

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  • Bridges
    Bridges (English, Paperback) David Blockley

    Bridges are remarkable structures. Often vast, immense, and sometimes beautiful, they can be icons of cities. David Blockley explains how to read a bridge, how they stand up, and how engineers design them to be so strong. He examines the engineering problems posed by bridges, and considers their cultural, aesthetic, and historical importance.

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  • The Severn Estuary Crossings
    The Severn Estuary Crossings (English, Paperback) Chris Witts

    A lavishly illustrated pictorial history of the iconic Severn crossings.

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  • Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges
    Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges (English, Hardback) Jiri Strasky

    Illustrated throughout, Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges provides numerous international examples and case studies of outstanding structures. This new edition has been fully updated to bring text in to line with Eurocodes and includes new examples and case studies to showcase the advances in design techniques and testing.

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  • Brunel
    Brunel (English, Paperback) Steven Brindle

    A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world's foremost authorities.

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  • The Forth Bridges Through Time
    The Forth Bridges Through Time (English, Paperback) Michael Meighan

    This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the Forth Bridges have changed and developed over the last century.

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  • Chief Engineer
    Chief Engineer (English, Hardback) Erica Wagner

    The first full biography of a crucial figure in the American story--Washington Roebling, builder of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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  • Brunel's Bridges
    Brunel's Bridges (English, Paperback) John Christopher

    A celebration of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's great bridges marking the 150th anniversary of the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol.

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  • Skyway
    Skyway (English, Paperback) Bill DeYoung

    On the morning of May 9, 1980, during sudden violent weather, a 600-foot freighter struck a support pier of the fifteen-mile Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The main span splintered and collapsed 150 feet into Tampa Bay. Seven cars and a Greyhound bus fell over the broken edge and into the churning water below. Thirty-five people died. Skyway tells the entire story of this horrific event.

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  • Irish Stone Bridges
    Irish Stone Bridges (English, Hardback) Peter O'Keeffe

    This hugely anticipated new edition of the classic Irish Stone Bridges covers the history of road bridges in Ireland from AD 1000 to 1830. This highly readable and exacting study is unsurpassed in its scope, function and design, remaining the definitive history and field guide to these oft-hidden treasures that deeply enrich Ireland's heritage and environment. Exquisitely illustrated, with over...

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  • River, Railway and Ravine
    River, Railway and Ravine (English, Hardback) Douglas Harper

    From their mid-nineteenth-century fencing business the Harpers of Aberdeen developed a unique system of suspension that allowed their light foot suspension bridges to be relatively rigid. The Harpers' innovative work overcame the disadvantages of this type of bridge and was of considerable benefit to those who relied upon them.

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  • The Briggers
    The Briggers (English, Paperback) Elspeth Wills

    The Forth Bridge has long been recognised as one of the finest examples of Victorian engineering on the planet and has achieved an iconic status as one of the great feats of western civilisation since its official opening in 1890. Illustrated throughout with archive images, this work uncovers the human story behind: the story of the Briggers.

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  • Pittsburgh's Bridges
    Pittsburgh's Bridges (English, Paperback) Todd Wilson Pe

    Pittsburgh is the "City of Bridges," and what remarkable bridges they are! The area's challenging topography of deep ravines and mighty rivers--the Monongahela, Allegheny, and Ohio--set the stage for engineers, architects, and contractors to conquer the terrain with a variety of distinctive spans. Many were designed to be beautiful as well as functional. While other cities may have one signature...

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  • The Forth Bridge
    The Forth Bridge (English, Paperback) Sheila McKay, H. G. Weaver

    The Forth Bridge was the greatest engineering feat the Victorian world had ever seen and remains, to this day, one of the great achievements of mankind. The Forth Bridge: A Picture History, tells the dramatic story of its construction using rare archive photographs.

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  • Bridge Launching, second edition
    Bridge Launching, second edition (English, Hardback) Marco Rosignoli

    Bridge Launching comprehensively describes the design and construction of prestressed concrete, steel, composite, and prestressed composite bridges built by incremental launching. Offering explanations of both the theoretical and the technological aspects of the construction process, Bridge Launching illustrates worldwide case studies with photographs, sketches and diagrams of state-of-the-art...

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  • The Final Leap
    The Final Leap (English, Hardback) John Bateson

    The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most photographed structures in the world. It's also the most deadly. Since it opened in 1937, more than 1,500 people have died jumping off the bridge, making it the top suicide site on earth. This title leads us on a journey that uncovers the reasons for the design decision that led to so many deaths.

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  • Tower Bridge
    Tower Bridge (English, Paperback) Tower Bridge

    Provides a lively insight into the fascinating history of one of London's most iconic landmarks, featuring colourful characters and little-known facts about the much-loved bridge.

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