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Planning and Design of Bridges

M.S. Troitsky

ISBN: 9788126549337

336 pages

Exclusively distributed by CBS Publishers & Distributors 

INR 995

Description

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.