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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nations history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the... (read more)

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Portland Bridge Book: 1989 Edition
Portland Bridge Book: 1989 Edition
by Sharon Wood Wortman
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Wortman offers technical information, history, and anecdotes for 12 bridges across the Willamette River, two across the Columbia River, and several railroad bridges in the Portland (Oregon) vicinity. Since the 1989 first edition, she has been leading... (read more)

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Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America
Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America
by Henry Petroski
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How to Read Bridges: A Crash Course in Engineering and Architecture
How to Read Bridges: A Crash Course in Engineering and Architecture
by Edward Denison
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This accessible book is a visual guide to understanding and identifying architectural styles and engineering techniques of all types of bridges, from ancient Roman arch bridges and nineteenth-century truss bridges prevalent in the United States, to the... (read more)

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Bridges: The Science and Art of the World's Most Inspiring Structures
Bridges: The Science and Art of the World's Most Inspiring Structures
by David Blockley
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The Brooklyn Bridge, London's Tower Bridge, San Francisco's Golden Gate--bridges can be breathtakingly monumental structures, magnificent works of art, and vital arteries that make life vastly easier. In Bridges, eminent structural engineer David... (read more)

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Constructing a Bridge: An Exploration of Engineering Culture, Design, and Research in Nineteenth-Century France and America (Inside Technology)
Constructing a Bridge: An Exploration of Engineering Culture, Design, and Research in Nineteenth-Century France and America (Inside Technology)
by Eda Kranakis
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If it is true, as Tocqueville suggested, that social and class systems shape technology, research, and knowledge, then the effects should be visible both at the individual level and at the level of technical institutions and local environments. That is... (read more)

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What is a Bridge?: The Making of Calatrava's Bridge in Seville
What is a Bridge?: The Making of Calatrava's Bridge in Seville
by Spiro N Pollalis
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Cultural icon, daring engineering spectacle, and highly controversial structure, the Alamillo Bridge stands almost 150 meters tall, with an inclined pylon whose own weight balances that of the deck and traffic. Built for the 1992 Universal Exposition in... (read more)

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High Performance Materials in Bridges; Proceedings.
High Performance Materials in Bridges; Proceedings.
by Atorod Azizinamini Et Al
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A conference held in the summer of 2001 brought together designers, researchers, contractors, fabricators, and government officials involved in the use of high performance materials as applied to bridge structures. The focus of the conference was on... (read more)

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Bridging: Discovering the Beauty of Bridges
Bridging: Discovering the Beauty of Bridges
by Robert S Cortright
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Cortright is an enthusiastic tour guide, sharing 283 color photos and observations from his travels in the US and in Europe. Special sections include his personal favorites--Oregon's Conde B. McCullough Bridges--and photos of his wife patiently... (read more)

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Bridges
Bridges
by David Outerbridge
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A celebration of the beauty and visual impact of bridges with a nod to the designers' and builders' ingenuity in solving special problems. Engineers will appreciate the book. Lacks both an index and a bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc... (read more)

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Construction & Design of Prestressed Concrete Segmental Bridges
Construction & Design of Prestressed Concrete Segmental Bridges
by Walter Podolny
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An extensively illustrated handbook summarizing the current state of the art of design and construction methods for all types of segmental bridges. Covers construction methodology, design techniques, economics, and erection of girder type bridges; arch... (read more)

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The Portland Bridge Book
The Portland Bridge Book
by Sharon Wood Wortman and Ed Wortman
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Model Book of Portland Bridges
Model Book of Portland Bridges
by Vincent Thompson
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Fracture and Damage Mechanics for Structural Engineering of Frames: State-Of-The-Art Industrial Applications
Fracture and Damage Mechanics for Structural Engineering of Frames: State-Of-The-Art Industrial Applications
by Julio Fl
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Handbook on Design of Piles and Drilled Shafts Under Lateral Load
Handbook on Design of Piles and Drilled Shafts Under Lateral Load
by Lymon C Reese
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Engineers of dreams :great bridge builders and the spanning of America
Engineers of dreams :great bridge builders and the spanning of America
by Henry Petroski
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Building a Small Cable Suspension Bridge
Building a Small Cable Suspension Bridge
by Marvin Denmark
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Economical Bridge Solutions Based on Innovative Composite Dowels and Integrated Abutments: Ecobridge
Economical Bridge Solutions Based on Innovative Composite Dowels and Integrated Abutments: Ecobridge
by Edward Petzek
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Bridging the Straits: The Story of Mighty Mac
Bridging the Straits: The Story of Mighty Mac
by Lawrence Rubin
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The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and After the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse
The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and After the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse
by Patrick Nunnally
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On August 1, 2007, just after 6:00 p.m., during the evening rush hour in Minneapolis, the 1,900-foot-long, eight-lane I-35W bridge buckled and crashed into the Mississippi River. The unimaginable had happened right on the doorstep of the University of... (read more)

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