Bridges That Changed the World by Bernhard Graf

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Published by Prestel Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Architectural structure & design,
  • Bridges,
  • Pictorial works,
  • General,
  • Architecture,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • History - General,
  • World - General,
  • History

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9104524M
ISBN 103791327011
ISBN 109783791327013

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Inhabited bridges: 12th - 16th century: The greatest contribution of the Middle Ages to bridge building is the attractive notion of bridges with houses on them. This development has two practical origins.

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Concorde: A Supersonic Story.Bridge, structure that spans horizontally between supports, whose function is to carry vertical loads. Generally speaking, bridges can be divided into two categories: standard overpass bridges or unique-design bridges over rivers, chasms, or estuaries.

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