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Author Blockley, D. I.

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

Imprint Oxford [England] ; New York [N.Y.] : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  TG145    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  TG145    Available
Description xvi, 312 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography 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 tens
Summary Bridges touch all our lives - every day we are likely to cross a bridge, or go under one. How many of us stop to consider how the bridge stands up and what sort of people designed and built something so strong? Bridge building is a magnificent e
Subject Bridges.
Bridges -- Design and construction.
ISBN 9780199543595