Bridge Engineering, Third Edition

Bridge Engineering, Third Edition

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The state of the art in highway bridge engineering Fully updated with the latest codes and standards, including load and resistance factor design (LRFD), Bridge Engineering, Third Edition covers highway bridge planning, design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. This thoroughly revised reference contains cutting-edge analytical, design, and construction practices, the most current information on new materials and methods, and proven, cost-effective maintenance and repair techniques. Real-world case studies and hundreds of helpful photos and illustrations are also included in this practical resource. BRIDGE ENGINEERING, THIRD EDITION FEATURES COMPLETE COVERAGE OF: Highway bridge structures Project inception Project funding Design standards Bridge inspection and site survey Physical testing As-built plans and other record data Superstructure types Deck types Wearing surface types Deck joint types Design loads Design methods Internal forces Load distribution Concrete deck slabs Composite steel members Plate girder design Continuous beams Protecting steel superstructures Load rating Prestressed concrete Substructure design Abutments Piers Bearings Managing the design process Contract documents Bridge management systemsNew to This Edition The latest analytical and design techniques, using Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Includes the most recent AASHTO LRFD design methods Design examples and tips used as side bars throughout Introduces new bridge ...

Title:Bridge Engineering, Third Edition
Author:Jim Zhao, Demetrios Tonias
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2012-03-05


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