The Bridge

Author: Gay Talese
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409119
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Gay Talese, then early in his career at the New York Times, closely followed the construction, and soon after the opening of this marvel of human ingenuity and engineering, he chronicled the human drama of its completion-from the ...

Die Br Cke Von Coca

Author: Maylis de Kerangal
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518762508
Size: 78.21 MB
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In diesem Zusammenprall der Kulturen werden Kräfte ungeahnten Ausmaßes freigesetzt: Die Brücke von Coca registriert anhand der Stationen der Fertigstellung dieses Menschheitsdenkmals detailliert die Tricks der großen und kleinen Politik ...

The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: G. S. Prentzas
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438119402
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Its 693-foot (211-m) towers are 1.625 inches (4.13 cm) farther apart at their tops.
Because the bridge's center span measures nearly a mile, the builders had to
compensate for the Earth's curvature. The bridge's cables contain enough wire to
circle the Earth more than five times! When completed, the Verrazano-Narrows
Bridge was the world's heaviest bridge. It was built to carry a large volume of traff
c— today, nearly 200,000 vehicles cross the bridge every day. DUTCH NEW
YORK In ...

Just Kids

Author: Patti Smith
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 3462301837
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Just Kids erzählt die bewegende Geschichte zweier Seelenverwandter, die für und durch die Kunst leben, und entwirft zugleich ein betörendes Bild einer revolutionären Epoche.Als Patti Smith und Robert Mapplethorpe sich im Sommer 1967 in ...

Halliday Physik

Author: David Halliday
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 9783527409204
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Halliday de luxe - Lehrbuch und Losungsband zum unschlagbaren Setpreis!

Learning Basic Calculus

Author: Alexander Hahn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387946061
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Construction for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was completed in 1937
. It has a center ... (These data, as well as the fact that the tension in the cable
over the center span at the towers is 54,000,000 pounds under dead load only
and 64,100,000 pounds under dead plus live load, were supplied by the Golden
Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, San Francisco, California.) 1 9.
... The Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York City, was completed in 1964. It has
two ...


Author: Lynn M. Stone
Publisher: Rourke Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781589521353
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Presents information on how bridges are built, their history and various types, and gives specific examples of important bridges in North America.


Author: Walter A. Hazen
Publisher: Good Year Books
ISBN: 9780673586537
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The Brooklyn Bridge was designed to have lanes to accommodate pedestrians,
carriages, trains, and trolley cars. Its tolls were reasonable — a mere ten cents
was required for a horse and carriage to cross. Anyone driving a herd of sheep
over the span paid two cents per sheep, but a pedestrian gained access for only
a penny. New Yorkers in the 1880s loved the bridge, and they still do today.
Although the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, built in 1964, which links Brooklyn and
Staten ...

Super Structures

Author: Mark Denny
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801894360
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His BronxWhitestone Bridge was also praised for its very slender deck-but here
Ammann had stepped over the line, and the bridge eventually required sti√
ening with trusses. Earlier, Strauss said that building a bridge was a constant war
against the forces of nature. Nature drew the line at the new generation of
slender suspension bridge decks. The collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in
Washington State in 1940 (described in the next section) was a disaster that all
bridge ...