More Details about Inspection Evaluation And Maintenance Of Suspension Bridges

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Author(s)Sreenivas Alampalli and William J Moreau
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN9781466596887
Pages312
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearOctober 2015

Description

An Insiders' Guide to Inspecting, Maintaining, and Operating Bridges Suspension bridges are graceful, aesthetic, and iconic structures. Due to their attractiveness and visibility, they are well-known symbols of major cities and countries in the world. They are also essential form of transportation infrastructure built across large bodies of water. Despite being expensive to build, they are economical structures for the lengths they span. They have evolved significantly from the basic concept dating back to 200 BC China through the first design for a bridge resembling a modern suspension bridge, attributed to Fausto Veranzio in 1595, to present day span lengths close to two kilomet