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Bridge Engineering Handbook
Author/Editor:    Chen, Wai-Fah. Duan, Lian.
Publisher:    CRC Press LLC
Pubn Place:    US
Binding:    hbk.
Physical Media:    book (5 vols)
Pages:    3130
Availability:    Already Published.
Pubn Year:    Jan 2014
LCC:    TG151
DDC:    624.2027273
Readership:    Research & professional
Price:    AUD 331.82 (ex. GST)
ISBN:   9781439852057
ISBN10:   1439852057
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Description: An international team of experts has joined forces to produce the Bridge Engineering Handbook. They address all facets-the planning, design, inspection, construction, and maintenance of a variety of bridge structures-creating a must-have resource for every bridge engineer. This unique, comprehensive reference provides the means to review standard practices and keep abreast of new developments and state-of-the-art practices. Comprising 67 chapters in seven sections, the authors present:Fundamentals: Provides the basic concepts and theory of bridge engineering Superstructure Design: Discusses all types of bridges Substructure Design: Addresses columns, piers, abutments, and foundations Seismic Design: Presents the latest in seismic bridge design Construction and Maintenance: Focuses on the practical issues of bridge structuresSpecial Topics: Offers new and important information and unique solutionsWorldwide Practice: Summarizes bridge engineering practices around the world.Discover virtually all you need to know about any type of bridge: Reinforced, Segmental, and Prestressed Concrete Steel beam and plate girder Steel box girder Orthotropic deck Horizontally curved Truss Arch Suspension Cable-stayed Timber Movable Floating Railroad Special attention is given to rehabilitation, retrofit, and maintenance, and the Bridge Engineering Handbook offers over 1,600 tables, charts, and illustrations in ready-to-use format. An abundance of worked-out examples give readers step-by-step design procedures and the section on Worldwide Practice provides a broad and valuable perspective on the "big picture" of bridge engineering.

Contents: FundamentalsSuperstructure DesignSubstructure DesignSeismic DesignConstruction and Maintenance




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