Ways of Thinking about Engineering Design

  • Crispin Hales
  • Shayne Gooch


Queen Elizabeth II officially inaugurated London’s Millennium Footbridge on 9 May 2000. The bridge crosses the River Thames, connecting St Paul’s Cathedral with the Tate Modern art gallery. Aesthetic design requirements called for a particularly low height profile, and the resulting design was the suspension bridge shown in Figure 1.1.


Bridge Deck World Trade Center Federal Emergency Management Agency Suspension Bridge Engineering Design Process 


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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Crispin Hales
    • 1
  • Shayne Gooch
    • 2
  1. 1.Triodyne Inc.NorthbrookUSA
  2. 2.University of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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