Published December 12, 1988
by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||360|
Originally published: Bridges, a study in their art, science, and evolution. New York: W.E. Rudge, Illustrated with photographs and drawings of old and new bridges of many lands. Part 1: Art and science in bridge design --The Roman genius --The dark ages --The Renaissance --The eighteenth century --The modern bridge --Part 2: Influence of material on bridge forms --Bridges of wood --Bridges of stone --Bridges of concrete --Bridges of steel. Responsibility. Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures - Ebook written by David Blockley. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring : David Blockley. The four main types of bridge and their evolution are explained in great detail together with the underlying principles of design without recourse to complicated maths and formulae. The penultimate chapter deals in depth with safety and the risks inherent in the design, construction and maintenance of bridges, citing many examples of where things went disastrously wrong resulting in Reviews:
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