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Theory and Design of Bridges

Theory and Design of Bridges

Petros P. Xanthakos

ISBN: 978-0-471-57097-4

Nov 1993

1464 pages

Select type: Hardcover


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Covers current design techniques for both allowable stress and new load and resistance factor design (LRFD) approaches recommended by the forthcoming American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials draft specifications. Addresses the need for repair or replacement of 225,000 U.S. highway bridges as well as the need for 70,000 new bridges in the next 15 years.
Design Methods and Loads.

Reinforced Concrete Bridges.

Steel I-Beam Bridges.

Welded Plate Girder and Box Girder Bridges.

Steel Bridges Curved in Plan.

Orthotropic Deck Bridges.

Segmental Concrete Bridges.

Trusses, Movable Bridges, and Cable-Stayed Bridges.

Elastic Arch Bridges.

Special Bridge Types.

Topics Relevant to Design.

Bridge Details.