Effat University Library Catalog
Blockley, David.

Bridges : the science and art of the world's most inspiring structures / Prof David Blockley Author. - New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2010. - xvi, 312 p. :|p. 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-299) and index.

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 : processed for joined-up thinking.

9780199543595 (hardback)

2009942577


Bridges--Design and construction.
Bridges.

TG340 / .B58 2010