Bridge Engineering Handbook Seismic Design

Throughout the history of civilization bridges have been the icons of cities, regions, and countries. All bridges are useful for transportation, commerce, and war. Bridges are necessary for civilization to exist,and many bridges are beautiful. A few have become the symbols of the best, noblest, and most beautiful that mankind has achieved. he secrets of the design and construction of the ancient bridges have been lost, but how could one not marvel at the magniicence, for example, of the Roman viaducts?

Bridge Engineering Handbook expands and updates the previous edition by including the new developments of the first decade of the twenty-irst century. Modern bridge engineering has its roots in the nineteenth century, when wrought iron, steel, and reinforced concrete began to compete with timber, stone, and brick bridges.

Bridge Engineering Handbook Seismic Design

BOOK DETAILS
Author Wai-Fah Chen and Lian Duan
Year  2014
Language English
Total Pages 722
Publisher CRC Press 
File Format PDF
ISBN 978-1-4398-5218-7
File Size 25.9 MB

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