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Brücken, Bridges

  • Autor: Fritz Leonhardt


  • Quelle: DVA

    ISBN-10: 0262121050
    ISBN-13: 978-0262121057

    Signatur: FD 009
    Inventar-Nr.: 1390
    Erfassungsdatum: 1994/11/08

  • Datum: 1984
  • This beautifully illustrated book describes the development of bridges from the primitive wooden beam and masonry arch to today's large steel and prestressed concrete structures spanning rivers and valleys and highways. The author, who has taught at the University of Stuttgart for many years, is one of Europe's leading structural engineers. This is his account of what he has learned from a lifetime devoted to the design of bridges. His selection of photographs, including over 300 in full color, is exceptional, with examples chosen to illustrate key design ideas. Care has been taken to show each bridge from the best possible angle with attention to depth, detail, and color.Chapters take up design and aesthetics in bridge construction, discussing the influence of alignment and of building materials, and cover particular kinds of structures such as old stone bridges, bridges at grade-separated junctions, elevated streets, large beam bridges, large arch and frame bridges, and cable-stayed and suspension bridges."Bridges" is included in The MIT Press Series in Structural Mechanics