Bridge watching [electronic resource] / Edmund W. Jupp.
- Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Intellect, c2002.
- Watching series.
1 online resource (163 p.)
Bridges -- Design and construction.
- Electronic books.
- The aim of the Watching series is to draw attention to some of the very interesting items around us, things that perhaps we don't notice as much as we might. The first was Bridge Watching, and when this was put ''on the Net'' it produced, to the surprise of the author, such a pleasant flood of e-mail that another was written, called Water Watching. This, too, was kindly received. So it was tempting to continue with the theme.Wherever we go we seem to meet bridges. Mostly we tend to use them almost without noticing them, except when we see a particularly striking example like the suspension bri
- Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Some Basics; Forces and Elasticity; Stiffness and Strength; Kinds of bridges; Bending; Ties; Struts; Beam bridges; Arch Bridges; Suspension Bridges; Pontoon bridges; Materials; Appendix; Glossary;
- Description based upon print version of record.
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