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Enero de 2020 - Sreenivas Alampalli, William J. Moreau - Refª 8400
Sreenivas Alampalli, William J. Moreau
Enero de 2020 Páginas: 312
Código 8400 ISBN/EAN: 9780367868536
An Insiders’ Guide to Inspecting, Maintaining, and Operating BridgesSuspension 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 kilometers.
Offers Insight from Bridge Owners across the GlobeMany of these bridges carry significant traffic, and their upkeep is very important to maintain transportation mobility. They offer grace and functionality, yet are extremely complex to construct and maintain. Bridge owners spend considerable amount of time and resources to ensure uninterrupted service, safety, and security for users. Inspection, evaluation, maintenance, and rehabilitation have evolved significantly. Modern materials and innovative design and construction practices have been integrated into these bridges to maintain durability and extended service life.
Manhattan Bridge. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge. Tsing Ma Bridge. Storebælt East Suspension Bridge. Forth Road Bridge. Bronx–Whitestone Bridge. George Washington Bridge. Angus L. Macdonald Bridge. Mid-Hudson Bridge. Shantou Bay Suspension Bridge. Kingston–Port Ewen Bridge.
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