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Author Blockley, D. I

Title Bridges : the science and art of the world's most inspiring structures / David Blockley

Publ Info Oxford [England] ; New York [N.Y.] : Oxford University Press, 2010
 CCRI-Newport  TG340 .B58 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  TG340 .B58 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  TG340 B58 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-299) and index
Contents Bridges are bats : why we build bridges -- Underneath the arches : bridges need good foundations -- Bending it : bridges need strong structure -- All trussed up : interdependence creates emergence -- Let it all hang down : structuring using tension -- How safe is safe enough? : incomplete science -- Bridges built by people for people : processes for joined-up thinking
LC subject Bridges
Bridges -- Design and construction
ISBN 9780199543595 (hbk.) :
0199543593 (hbk.)