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Author Brancaleoni, Fabio, author.

Title The Messina strait bridge : a challenge and a dream / by Fabio Brancaleoni, Giorgio Diana, Ezio Faccioli, Giuseppe Fiammenghi, Ian P.T. Firth, Niels J. Gimsing, Michele Jamiolkowski, Peter Sluszka, Giovanni Solari, Gianluca Valensise and Enzo
Edition First edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, an imprint of Taylor and Francis, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (334 pages)
Contents Chapter 1 History and Context -- chapter 2 Project Management and Framework -- chapter 3 Transportation, Environment and Socio-Economic Background -- chapter 4 Territory and Environment -- chapter 5 The Crossing Site -- chapter 6 Challenges of a Super Long Suspension Bridge -- chapter 7 Design of the Bridge -- chapter 8 The Way Ahead
Summary This book describes the enormous depth of work carried out since the early 1970s on the Messina Strait Bridge, up to the recent award of the detailed design and construction contract. This important work has included extensive studies, concepts and design developments, with far reaching applications, which have all confirmed the feasibility of this huge endeavour and have led to the optimisation of costs and expected performance levels
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Suspension bridges -- Italy -- Messina, Strait of
Suspension bridges.
Suspension bridges.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- General.
Mediterranean Sea -- Strait of Messina (Tyrrhenian Sea)
Form Electronic book
Author Diana, Giorgio, author
Faccioli, Ezio, author.
Fiammenghi, Giuseppe, author
Firth, Ian P. T., author
Gimsing, Niels J., author.
Jamiolkowski, Michele, author
Sluszka, Peter, author
Solari, Giovanni, author.
Valensise, Gianluca, author.
Vullo, Enzo, author.
ISBN 1482266369