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Encyclopedia of Bridges and Tunnels Stephen Johnson

Encyclopedia of Bridges and Tunnels

Stephen Johnson

Published July 31st 2002
ISBN : 9780816044825
Hardcover
381 pages
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 About the Book 

This reference presents more than 200 in-depth entries that document mans most significant engineering endeavours. In addition to introducing readers to the worlds 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.