Conservation of Engineering Structures

Conservation of Engineering Structures

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A presentation of the problems which engineers have to overcome in conserving viaducts, bridges, canals, industrial buildings and other structures. The book stresses the importance of conserving our engineering heritage, covers legal issues and provides case histories.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 264 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 15.2mm | 362.88g
  • ICE Publishing
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • photographs, diagrams
  • 0727715313
  • 9780727715319

Table of contents

Part 1 Viaducts and bridges: assessment of viaducts and bridges; repair and maintenance of listed cast and wrought iron bridges; Dunston coal staiths, Gateshead. Part 2 Assessment: real strength and robustness of reinforced concrete structures; assessment, monitoring and temporary support of historically important structures; the engineer at risk. Part 3 Industrial structures: restoration of Stanley ferry aqueduct; structural appraisal and restoration of Victorian buildings; conservation and reushow more