Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures
A Hardback edition by David Blockley in English (Feb 25, 2010)
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Short Description: Explains the importance of bridges, the process of constructing the four main types, and the reasons behind bridge disasters around the world.
Explains the importance of bridges, the process of constructing the four main types, and the reasons behind bridge disasters around the world.
- David Blockley
- Oxford University Press
- Publication date
- Feb 25, 2010
- Product dimensions
- 152 x 235 x 22mm
1. Bridges are BATS: Why we build bridges ; 2. Underneath the Arches: Bridges need good foundations ; 3. Bending it: Bridges need strong structures ; 4. All Trussed up: Interdependence creates emergence ; 5. Let it all Hang Down: Structuring using tension ; 6. How Safe is Safe Enough? Incomplete science ; 7. Bridges built by people for people: Processes for joined-up thinking ; Glossary ; Bibliography