A comprehensive review of how we create and maintain bridges - one of the most vital yet vulnerable parts of our infrastructure - and how we got where we are today, this title provides an authoritative reference on the state-of-the-art of bridge engineering world-wide, from local community footbridges to vast multi-modal crossings between nations.These are anachronistic bridges because the stone arch stopped being a construction in force in bridge building from the first ... The Romans built many stone bridges, but nowadays there are very few which are really Roman, i.e. that at leastanbsp;...
|Author||:||Leonardo Fernández Troyano|
|Publisher||:||Thomas Telford - 2003-01-01|