Bridges : the science and art of the world's most inspiring structures / David Blockley.
Author: Blockley, D. I.
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780199543595 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0199543593 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
Description: xvi, 312 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bridges Design and construction.
Contents: 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 : processes for joined-up thinking.