History of the Modern Suspension Bridge: Solving the Dilemma Between Economy and Stiffness

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ASCE Publications, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 246 pages
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Contents

1 The Emergence of Modern Suspension Bridges
1
2 Trials and Errors in Europe
27
3 North American Engineers Develop the Rigid Suspension Bridge
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4 Emergence of the Deflection Theory and Its Development
97
The Dynamics of Wind
129
6 New Developments beyond North America
159
7 Two RecordBreaking Suspension Bridges
193
No End to the Dilemma
225
INDEX
237
ABOUT THE AUTHOR TRANSLATOR AND EDITOR
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