Bridge Engineering: Design, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance of Modern Highway Bridges
Design, rehabilitate, and maintain modern highway bridges. From steel and reinforced concrete design, to highway layout and basic geometrics, to geotechnical engineering and hydraulics, Demetrios E. Tonia's Bridge Engineering: Design, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance of Modern Highway Bridges fully integrates the resources you need to master the entire bridge-design process. Written with unusual clarity--and packed with timely design examples and case studies plus eye-opening sidebars and graphics--it shows you how to: understand bridge structures, functions, types, and applications; design superstructures and substructures for maximum maintainability; design highway components--approach pavements and slabs, structure geometrics and elevations, roadway alignments, and more; kick off the project--from funding to site surveying and coring; manage the design process--contract documents, reports, plans, client interactions, and more; manage the bridge itself--from creating a structure inventory to extending GIS and CADD functionality.
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AASHTO SPECIFICATION abutment AISC allowable stress beam bridges bending bottom flange box girder bridge deck bridge design bridge engineer calculated coating components composite beam composite section compression computed concrete deck concrete slab construction continuous beam cover plate cross section deck slab defined DESIGN EXAMPLE 3.5 distribution factor elements Equation Figure flange ft-k highway bridge impact factor inertia influence line inspection intermediate stiffeners lane loading lateral bracing limit states design live load load plus impact located longitudinal stiffener maximum method moment of inertia negative orthotropic deck pier PLATE GIRDER BRIDGE prestressed concrete primary members protective rehabilitation resist rolled beam secondary members section modulus shear connectors shear stress shear stud sidebar span length splice STEP stringer structure substructure superimposed dead load superstructure Table thickness timber top flange traffic transverse truck ultimate strength values wearing surface weathering steel wheel load Yield Strength