Thomas Telford is the knowledge business of the Institution of Civil Engineers
Home Register Search Tell a friend Help / Info Contact
Your Basket Your Shopping Basket (0 items)
 Advanced Search
 Site Map

Book Categories
Building Design
Computational Engineering
Earthquake Engineering
Eurocode Guides
Geospatial Engineering
Ground Engineering
Health and Safety
Innovation and Research
Law and Contracts
Municipal, Community, Urban and Rural
Professional Development
Quality Systems
Structural Materials
Structures and Buildings
Waste Management
Water and Wastewater

2017 Catalogue
2360034 kb 2018 New Books Catalogue
500933 kb Built Environment and Transport
596451 kb Construction Process and Project Management
469588 kb Eurocodes Guides
513850 kb Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering
406614 kb NEC4 Books
731994 kb Structures and Buildings
503813 kb Water and Coastal Engineering
444057 kb Engineering History
462159 kb ICEP Bestsellers

Product details

Arch Bridges

Prof C Melbourne, University of Salford

Price: £ 84.00

ISBN: 9780727720481
Format: Hardbound
Publish Date: 07/04/1995
Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
Page Size: 234x156mm
Number of Pages: 693

Arch Bridges


In the twentieth century bridge engineers have seen many changes. Advances in technology, materials and engineers understanding of structural behaviour and methods of analysis has presented opportunities for innovation and have led to increasingly sophisticated solutions to the basic problem of providing a bridge over an obstacle.

However, despite these innovative technological changes, the masonry arch bridge has shown itself to be a durable, cost-effective structure, tolerant of its modern environment and out-performing many of its competitors. In recent years arch bridges in the West have been built using reinforced concrete or steel construction; whilst in China, masonry arch bridges have continued to enjoy popularity, and there is a growing realisation in the UK that masonry arch bridges offer longevity and environmental acceptance.

Arch bridges brings together current knowledge on all aspects of bridge behaviour. Leading experts from over ten counties give details of the latest developments in construction, design, analysis, repair, and maintenance.

Using case histories to illustrate the methods used, this book provides an authoritative source of information which is vital to the industry if the current renaissance in arch bridge building is to be sustained.


• General
• Metal arches
• Reinforced concrete arches
• Analysis
• Computer analysis
• Experimental/load tests
• Flat arches
• Assessment
• Repair and maintenance
• New masonry/mass concrete arches  

Back Return to previous page

Customer Login
Email address
 Password Assistance
 Not registered?

Related Titles

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future

Recommendations for the Inspection, Maintenance and Management of Car Park Structures, Second editio ...

Tension Structures: Form and behaviour, Second edition

Falsework (ICE Works Construction Guide)
Performance of Reinforced Soil Structures
Engineering A Cathedral

procurement SMEs