Encyclopedia of Bridges and TunnelsBook - 2002
This reference presents more than 200 in-depth entries that document man's most significant engineering endeavours. In addition to introducing readers to the world's most important bridges and tunnels, the book also examines the technology that made them possible and the remarkable human dramas involved in their creation. Accounts of construction efforts, political struggles, life stories, and concise explanations of the principles behind bridge and tunnel engineering are illustrated with photographs that offer views of some of the most majestic structures in the world.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2002
Branch Call Number: 624.203 J69
Characteristics: xvi, 381 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Bridges and tunnels