The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 76 (1998) > Issues > Issue 16 > Timber Bridges - Design and Appropriate Use of Materials
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Timber Bridges - Design and Appropriate Use of Materials

This paper presents an overview of the scope for the use of timber in bridges. The wide variety and global availability of timber as a construction resource is illustrated, together with case studies of a selection of bridges employing timber as the primary structural material. C.J. Mettem, R.J. Bainbridge and D.L. Jayanetti

Author(s): Mettem, C J;Bainbridge, R J;Jayanetti, D L

Keywords: Bridges;timber;design;case studies;history;glulam;durability