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Toward Structural Mechanics Through Wooden Bridges in France (1716-1841)

Toward Structural Mechanics Through Wooden Bridges in France (1716-1841)( )
Author: Tardini, Chiara
Series title:SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $74.99
Book Description:

Early applications of Navier's beam theory to the rational design of structures are documented in the Annales of the French Ecole des Ponts et Chauss#65533;es and refer to the design of three wooden bridges built in France in the 1840's. Revisiting these examples, the book provides documentation on the progressive establishment of the new design approach, based on the theory of structural mechanics rather than empirical knowledge. The bridges concerned were built according to the...
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Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Regional
Technology & Engineering / Civil / Bridges
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 x 0.086 Inches
Book Weight:0.378 Pounds

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