By Institution of Civil Engineers, Highways Agency, International Association for Bridge Maintenance, Parag C. Das, Dan M. Frangopol
The establishment of Civil Engineers has organised a chain of meetings to have fun, first and foremost of the hot Millennium, the large achievements made within the box of bridge engineering in recent times.
This quantity of papers from the second one of those meetings, held in Hong Kong, encompasses the cutting-edge in bridge layout, development, upkeep and safeguard overview. It contains papers on significant bridge schemes, either accomplished and below development, and on cutting edge ways utilized in numerous elements of the area.
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