By Dennis E. Briggs, Chris A. Boulton, Peter A. Brookes, Roger Stevens
A world group of specialists has joined forces to provide the Bridge Engineering instruction manual. They handle all facets-the making plans, layout, inspection, building, and upkeep of a number of bridge structures-creating a must have source for each bridge engineer. This detailed, finished reference offers the ability to check common practices and continue abreast of latest advancements and cutting-edge practices. Comprising sixty seven chapters in seven sections, the authors present:Fundamentals: offers the elemental strategies and thought of bridge engineeringSuperstructure layout: Discusses every kind of bridgesSubstructure layout: Addresses columns, piers, abutments, and foundationsSeismic layout: provides the most recent in seismic bridge designConstruction and upkeep: specializes in the sensible problems with bridge structuresSpecial themes: deals new and demanding details and particular solutionsWorldwide perform: Summarizes bridge engineering practices round the world.Discover almost all you must learn about any kind of bridge:Reinforced, Segmental, and Prestressed ConcreteSteel beam and plate girderSteel field girderOrthotropic deckHorizontally curvedTrussArchSuspensionCable-stayedTimberMovableFloatingRailroadSpecial realization is given to rehabilitation, retrofit, and upkeep, and the Bridge Engineering instruction manual bargains over 1,600 tables, charts, and illustrations in ready-to-use layout. An abundance of worked-out examples supply readers step by step layout approaches and the part on around the globe perform presents a extensive and priceless point of view at the "big photograph" of bridge engineering.