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Author Kawada, Tadaki, 1935-

Title History of the modern suspension bridge : solving the dilemma between economy and stiffness / Tadaki Kawada ; translated by Harukazu Ohashi ; edited by Richard Scott
Published Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 246 pages) : illustrations
Contents The emergence of modern suspension bridges -- Trials and errors in Europe -- North American engineers develop the rigid suspension bridge -- Emergence of the deflection theory and its development -- Ambush: the dynamics of wind -- New developments beyond North America -- Two record-breaking suspension bridges -- Epilogue: no end to the dilemma
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bridges -- Design and construction -- History.
Suspension bridges -- Design and construction -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Scott, Richard, 1956 February 10-
ISBN 0784472688 (electronic bk.)
9780784472682 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Kindai tsuribashi no rekishi. English