Planning and Design of Bridges

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Author : M.S. Troitsky
Price : INR 995
ISBN 13 : 9788126549337
Pages : 336
Type : Paperbound
Remarks : Exclusively distributed by CBS Publishers & Distributors

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.


• History of Bridges.

• Bridge Location.

• Bridge Layout.

• Crossing the River.

• Structural Bridge System.

• Superstructure--Steel Bridges.

• Superstructure-Reinforced Concrete Bridges.

• Substructure--Piers.

• Substructure--Abutments.

• 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.

• Index.


Author M. S. Troitsky has had extensive practical experience as a bridge engineer, designer and consultant. Currently, Dr. Troitsky is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at Concordia University in Montreal. He has also taught at the University of Montreal and McGill University, and at the University of California, Los Angeles. He worked for twelve years as chief bridge engineer for the Foundation Company of Canada. There, he was responsible for the design and construction monitoring of nine major steel bridges, including arch, plate girder, suspension, truss and cable-stayed bridges. He has also done consulting to private firms on structural problems, worked on the design of one cable-stayed bridge and served as a primary designer on a two-span truss bridge reinforced by cables.



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