The Science of Bridges – Stunning Successes and Fantastic Failures of Spanning Structure is nearly out the door to my editor at Springer!
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Cantilever bridges are subject to the two basic forces that are in effect for all bridges. These forces are compression and tension. In a cantilever bridge, with the space between the cantilevered portion spanned by a suspended deck, the compression and tension are straightforward. As you can see in this diagram above, from Merriam-Webster, a […]