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  • Economical Bridge Solutions based on innovative composite dowels and integrated abutmentsby Edward Petzek; Radu Bancila

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 88.10

    The bridges are vital structures for the transport infrastructure. It is a fact that, in the last decades, composite bridges became a well-liked solution in many European countries as a cost-effective and aesthetic alternative to concrete bridges. Their competitiveness depends on several circumstances such as site conditions, local costs of material... more...

  • Model Analysis of Plane Structuresby T. M. Charlton; B. G. Neal

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Model Analysis of Plane Structures deals with simple techniques of analysis plane structures with the aid of scale models. Model analysis of the kind considered herein is a means of replacing the numerical work of formal structural analysis by mechanical operations. It utilizes the same assumptions as formal analysis and offers nothing more in the... more...

  • Archesby Jan Szymczyk; Jerzy Mutermilch

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Arches: Tables for Statistical Analyses presents a table used for simplifying the calculations of numerical determination of the magnitude of the internal forces in various cross-sections. After the evaluation of the redundancies, one of the stages in the analysis of statistically indeterminate arches is for the investigator to determine the magnitudes... more...

  • Bridge Engineeringby W.F. Chen; Lian Duan

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    With chapters culled from the acclaimed Bridge Engineering Handbook, Bridge Engineering: Substructure Design focuses on the various components comprising and affecting bridge substructures. These include bearings, piers and columns, towers, abutments and retaining structures, footings and foundations, and bridge hydraulics. For each component, the... more...

  • Bridges for High-Speed Railwaysby Rui Calcada; Raimundo Delgado; António Campos e Matos

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 172.95

    Since the 1980s in Europe high-speed rail has emerged rapidly as a means of transportation, and in the upcoming years many more tunnel, bridge and other infrastructure projects will be developed across the continent. At the same time design concepts and technologies have improved and innovative structural ideas have appeared, since trains travelling... more...

  • Remaking the San Francisco?Oakland Bay Bridgeby Karen Trapenberg Frick

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    On 17 October 1989 one the largest earthquakes to occur in California since the San Francisco earthquake of April 1906 struck Northern California. Damage was extensive, none more so than the partial collapse of the San Francisco?Oakland Bay Bridge?s eastern span, a vital link used by hundreds of thousands of Californians every day. The bridge was... more...

  • Bridge Design and Evaluationby Gongkang Fu

    Wiley 2013; US$ 140.00 US$ 121.33

    A succinct, real-world approach to complete bridge system design and evaluation Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and Load and Resistance Factor Rating (LRFR) are design and evaluation methods that have replaced or offered alternatives to other traditional methods as the new standards for designing and load-rating U.S. highway bridges.... more...

  • Design of Highway Bridgesby Richard M. Barker; Jay A. Puckett

    Wiley 2013; US$ 180.00 US$ 156.00

    Up-to-date coverage of bridge design and analysis— revised to reflect the fifth edition of the AASHTO LRFD specifications Design of Highway Bridges, Third Edition offers detailed coverage of engineering basics for the design of short- and medium-span bridges. Revised to conform with the latest fifth edition of the American Association of... more...

  • Uncertainty and Optimization in Structural Mechanicsby Abdelkhalak El Hami; Bouchaib Radi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.95 US$ 74.49

    Optimization is generally a reduction operation of a definite quantity. This process naturally takes place in our environment and through our activities. For example, many natural systems evolve, in order to minimize their potential energy. Modeling these phenomena then largely relies on our capacity to artificially reproduce these processes. In parallel,... more...

  • The Design of Modern Steel Bridgesby Sukhen Chatterjee

    Wiley 2008; US$ 197.00 US$ 170.73

    Bridges are great symbols of mankind’s conquest of space. They are a monument to his vision and determination, but these alone are not enough. An appreciation of the mathematical theories underlying bridge design is essential to resist the physical forces of nature and gravity. The object of this book is to explain firstly the nature of... more...