Publication year: 1999
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The cable stayed bridge is an elegant, economical and efficient structure. Virtually unknown 40 years ago, these bridges have become increasingly important as their properties have been more fully understood. They have recently proved to be highly cost-effective for short to medium spans. The second edition of this extremely popular book has been updated and enhanced to cover the rapid technological progress in this field. Exceptionally well illustrated, the book examines all aspects of the design of cable stayed bridges.