Bridge Engineering Handbook

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Wai-Fah Chen, Lian Duan
CRC Press, Nov 4, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 2020 pages
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 structures
Special Topics: Offers new and important information and unique solutions
Worldwide 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.
 

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Contents

II
1-1
III
1-21
IV
2-17
VI
3-17
VII
4-23
VIII
5-17
IX
6-9
XI
7-15
LXI
34-33
LXII
35-35
LXIV
36-35
LXV
37-35
LXVI
38-23
LXVIII
39-33
LXIX
40-23
LXX
41-35

XIII
8-11
XV
8-13
XVII
9-37
XIX
10-35
XXI
11-49
XXV
12-29
XXIX
13-21
XXXI
14-45
XXXIII
15-15
XXXV
16-33
XXXVI
17-11
XXXVII
18-35
XXXIX
19-17
XL
20-27
XLII
21-25
XLIV
22-23
XLV
23-15
XLVII
24-15
XLVIII
25-15
XLIX
25-17
L
26-11
LII
27-23
LIII
28-15
LV
29-37
LVII
30-23
LVIII
32-45
LIX
32-47
LX
33-43
LXXI
42-51
LXXII
43-29
LXXV
44-37
LXXVI
44-39
LXXVII
45-63
LXXVIII
46-17
LXXIX
47-39
LXXXI
48-19
LXXXIV
49-29
LXXXVI
50-41
LXXXVII
50-43
LXXXVIII
51-17
LXXXIX
52-21
XC
53-23
XCI
54-27
XCIII
56-19
XCV
57-17
XCIX
58-23
CI
59-27
CII
60-17
CIII
61-19
CIV
62-27
CVI
62-29
CVII
63-37
CIX
64-43
CX
65-41
CXI
66-33
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