How Bridges Work


Subject:
Transportation , Bridges

Description:
This site describes the engineering of bridges in general and looks at the beam, arch, and suspension bridge, illustrating different types of bridges, factors such as "how each bridge type deals with two important forces, compression and tension," and related details. Includes links to other engineering articles. From HowStuffWorks.

Creator:
Morrissey, Michael

Publisher:
HowStuffWorks, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://science.howstuffworks.com/bridge.htm


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