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Article looks at the contributions of China to the development of bridge engineering. The jungle bridges of woven vines have served their purpose for tens of thousands of years. Over time, simple hanging ropes developed into elaborate suspended structures of bamboo and iron, in turn leading to the suspended steel wire and cable stayed bridges.

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    Route One Publishing Limited

    Horizon House, Azalea Drive
    Swanley, Kent  United Kingdom  BR8 8JR
  • Authors:
    • Altabba, B
  • Publication Date: 2000

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00794365
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 25 2000 12:00AM