Structural Engineering

Web Information Sources for Educators.

An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide

This page is intended to be a quick guide to only a few resources.
See your local library for more information on this topic.

All links on this page have been evaluated for quality

Due to the usefulness of these pages to some Learning Studio visitors we have decided to make them available over the web at a very early date in their development. Do check back soon as we will continue to develop these pages.

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Current News Sources


Publication Directories


Image Sources

Web cameras

Materials in the Learning Studio

Other Useful and Interesting Sites

Type of Project:
Includes information from the above categories.





Current News Sources:
Sites devoted to news on the topic of this page.

American Society of Civil Engineers - Press Room

Bridge, Current News Sources


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

IABSE: International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering

By Type of Project:

Roadways, Associations

Publication Directories:

ASCE Publications

By Type of Project:

Roadways, Publication Directories


Skyscrapers, Databases

Image Sources:

Image Sources, General:

Godden Structural Engineering Slide Library

Image Sources, General:

Bridges, Image Sources

Web cameras:

Many web cameras are in different time zones so you may get a dark image with just a few lights.
The U.S. Naval Observatory has a World Time Zone Map on the Web.
Remember to refresh the display when returning to pages visited recently.
Refresh rates may vary by seconds or days depending on the camera.

Bridges, Web cameras

Materials in the Learning Studio:
Note: These are only a few possible searches.
Access to the Learning Studio is available for the public.
Also a small 'paper clip' next to a record indicates a web link.

Subject Keyword Search the Learning Studio Catalog for All Our Materials on:



Bridges, General:

The Basic Bridge Types

Cable-Stayed Bridges of Europe

Mark Ketchum's Bridge Engineering Page

Bridges, Specific:

Golden Gate Bridge - official site

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Seismic Safety Project

Bridge, Current News Sources

World Bridge News

Bridges, Image Sources, General:

Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority Photo Gallery

Bridges, Image Sources, General, Video:

Honshu Shikoku Bridge Authority Video Library

Bridges, Image Sources, Specific:

Golden Gate Bridge: Photo Library

Aerial Photographs of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Approaches - 1931

Bridges, Image Sources, Specific, Video:

Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge - video of wind-induced vibrations

Bridges, Web cameras:

Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium: Roof Cam - Live view of SF Bay Select 1 to point the camera at the bridge.

Tacoma Narrow's Bridge
Narrow's Bridge Cam


El Canal de Panamá - The Panama Canal


Hoover Dam - A National Historic Landmark

The Hoover Dam: Lonely Lands Made Fruitful


Roadways, Associations:

Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australasia

Roadways, Publication Directories:

Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation PDF Gallery


Empire State Building

World Trade Center
Why the Towers Fell

Skyscrapers, Databases:


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Created: gp April 2, 2002
Modified: gp October 3, 2002