By Joachim Scheer
This ebook includes a systematic, unheard of evaluation of greater than four hundred bridge disasters assigned to the time in their prevalence within the bridges' lifestyles cycle and to the liberating occasions. fundamental motives are pointed out. a number of the instances investigated are released right here for the 1st time and former interpretations are proven to be incomplete or improper. a list of ideas that may aid to prevent destiny blunders in layout research, making plans and erection is included.
A lifetime's paintings brilliantly compiled and courageously provided - a wealth of information and adventure for each structural engineer.
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Failed Bridges: Case Studies, Causes and Consequences by Joachim Scheer