The Bridge at Qu  bec Book

The Bridge at Qu bec


  • Author : William D. Middleton
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 203
  • ISBN 10 : 0253337615

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The Bridge at Qu bec Book Description :

"The Bridge at Quebec provides a full account of the long effort to build a bridge across the St. Lawrence at this difficult site, with particular emphasis on the extraordinary story of the failure of the first bridge, its engineers and their fateful decisions, the terrible collapse of August 29, 1907, and the human tragedies that accompanied it, and the lessons that its story holds even today for engineers and builders as they continue to extend the boundaries of technology. Fully illustrated, the book makes clear to the general reader and technical audience alike the engineering and technical issues involved in this story of one of the world's greatest bridges."--BOOK JACKET.

The Brooklyn Bridge Book

The Brooklyn Bridge


  • Author : Richard Haw
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 10 : 0813535875

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The Brooklyn Bridge Book Description :

"Bringing together more than sixty images of the bridge that, over the years, have graced postcards, magazine covers, and book jackets and appeared in advertisements, cartoons, films, and photographs, Haw traces the diverse and sometimes jarring ways in which this majestic structure has been received, adopted, and interpreted as an American idea. Haw's account is not a history of how the bridge was made, but rather of what people have made of the Brooklyn Bridge - in film, music, literature, art, and politics - from its opening ceremonies to the blackout of 2003."--BOOK JACKET.

Bridge Scour Book
Score: 4
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Bridge Scour


  • Author : Bruce W. Melville
  • Publisher : Water Resources Publication
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 550
  • ISBN 10 : 1887201181

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Bridge Scour Book Description :

"A comprehensive state-of-the-art treatment of scour and bridge foundations - both a handy reference text and a manual for the practicing bridge designer."--Publisher.

Bridge Deck Analysis Book
Score: 4.5
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Bridge Deck Analysis


  • Author : Damien L. Keogh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2005-08-09
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 0203984145

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Bridge Deck Analysis Book Description :

The definitive text in the field of Bridge Deck behaviour and analysis Bridge Deck Analysis is an essential reference for civil and structural engineers. It provides bridge designers with the knowledge to understand the behaviour of bridge decks, to be familiar with, and to understand the various numerical modelling techniques, to know which technique is most suited. The book covers the grillage analogy, dedicates a chapter to the modelling and analysis of integral bridge forms and also provides guidance of the application of the finite element method.

The Manual of Bridge Engineering Book
Score: 2.5
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The Manual of Bridge Engineering


  • Author : M. J. Ryall
  • Publisher : Thomas Telford
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Bridges
  • Pages : 1012
  • ISBN 10 : 0727727745

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The Manual of Bridge Engineering Book Description :

- Bridge type, behaviour and appearance David Bennett, David Bennett Associates · History of bridge development · Bridge form · Behaviour - Loads and load distribution Mike Ryall, University of Surrey · Brief history of loading specifications · Current code specification · Load distribution concepts · Influence lines - Analysis Professor R Narayanan, Consulting Engineer · Simple beam analysis · Distribution co-efficients · Grillage method · Finite elements · Box girder analysis: steel and concrete · Dynamics - Design of reinforced concrete bridges Dr Paul Jackson, Gifford and Partners · Right slab · Skew slab · Beam and slab · Box - Design of prestressed concrete bridges Nigel Hewson, Hyder Consulting · Pretensioned beams · Beam and slab · Pseduo slab · Post tensioned concrete beams · Box girders - Design of steel bridges Gerry Parke and John Harding, University of Surrey · Plate girders · Box girders · Orthotropic plates · Trusses - Design of composite bridges David Collings, Robert Benaim and Associates · Steel beam and concrete · Steel box and concrete · Timber and concrete - Design of arch bridges Professor Clive Melbourne, University of Salford · Analysis · Masonry · Concrete · Steel · Timber - Seismic analysis of design Professor Elnashai, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine · Modes of failure in previous earthquakes · Conceptual design issues · Brief review of seismic design codes - Cable stayed bridges - Daniel Farquhar, Mott Macdonald · Analysis · Design · Construction - Suspension bridges Vardaman Jones and John Howells, High Point Rendel · Analysis · Design · Construction - Moving bridges Charles Birnstiel, Consulting engineer · History · Types · Special problems - Substructures Peter Lindsell, Peter Lindsell and Associates · Abutments · Piers - Other structural elements Robert Broome et al, WS Atkins · Parapets · Bearings · Expansion joints - Protection Mike Mulheren, University of Surre

A View from the Bridge Book
Score: 4
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A View from the Bridge


  • Author : Arthur Miller
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: American drama
  • Pages : 74
  • ISBN 10 : 0435233122

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A View from the Bridge Book Description :

When his wife's cousins seek refuge as illegal immigrants in New York, Eddie Carbone agrees to shelter them. Trouble begins when her niece is attracted to his glamorous younger brother, Rodolpho. 13 parts: 10 male, 3 female plus extras

Design and Construction of Bridge Approaches Book

Design and Construction of Bridge Approaches


  • Author : Harvey E. Wahls
  • Publisher : Transportation Research Board
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Bridge approaches
  • Pages : 45
  • ISBN 10 : 0309049059

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Design and Construction of Bridge Approaches Book Description :

This synthesis will be of interest to geotechnical, bridge construction, and maintenance engineers and others interested in design, construction, and maintenance of embankment approaches to bridge abutments. Information is provided on available techniques to minimize problems associated with the bump at the end of the bridge. The transition from a roadway to a bridge structure entails design, construction, and maintenance problems. This report of the Transportation Research Board describes those problems as well as the many solutions that are applicable to specific situations.

Recent Developments In Bridge Engineering Book

Recent Developments In Bridge Engineering


  • Author : K.M. Mahmoud
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN 10 : 0203017870

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Recent Developments In Bridge Engineering Book Description :

This book contains a selected number of papers that were presented at the Second New York City Bridge Conference organized by the Bridge Engineering Association. It represents the state-of-the-art papers from different countries on a wide spectrum of topics in bridge engineering.