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Planning and Design of Bridges

Planning and Design of Bridges

M. S. Troitsky

ISBN: 978-0-471-02853-6

Oct 1994

318 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Timely, authoritative, extremely practical--an exhaustive guide to the nontheoretical aspects of bridge planning and design. This book addresses virtually all practical problems associated with the planning and design of steel and concrete bridge superstructures and substructures. Drawing on its author's nearly half-century as a bridge designer and engineer, it offers in-depth coverage of such crucial considerations as selecting the optimum location and layout, traffic flow, aesthetics, design, analysis, construction, current codes and government regulations, maintenance and rehabilitation, and much more.
* Offers in-depth coverage of all the steps involved in performing proper planning and design with comparative analyses of alternative solutions
* Includes numerous examples and case studies of existing bridges and important projects underway around the world
* Features a time-line history of bridge building from pre-Roman times to the present
* Summarizes key technical data essential to bridge engineering
* Supplemented with 200 line drawings and photos vividly illustrating all concepts presented
* Comprehensive coverage of CAD planning, design, and analysis techniques and technologies
History of Bridges.

Bridge Location.

Bridge Layout.

Crossing the River.

Structural Bridge System.

Superstructure--Steel Bridges.

Superstructure-Reinforced Concrete Bridges.



Aesthetics in Bridge Design.

Specifications and Codes.

Methodological Trends in Design of Bridges.

Methodology of Preliminary Design.

Comparison of Alternatives.

Computer-Aided Design of Bridges.