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Planning and Design of Bridges 9780471028536

Planning and Design of Bridges | 1st Edition

ISBN-10: 0471028533
ISBN-13: 9780471028536
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PUBLISHER: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
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Product Description: Timely, authoritative, extremely practical--an exhaustive guide to the nontheoretical aspects of bridge planning and design. 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.
* Offers in-depth coverage of all the steps involved in performing proper planning and design with comparative analyses of alternative solutions
* Includes numerous examples and case studies of existing bridges and important projects underway around the world
* Features a time-line history of bridge building from pre-Roman times to the present
* Summarizes key technical data essential to bridge engineering
* Supplemented with 200 line drawings and photos vividly illustrating all concepts presented
* Comprehensive coverage of CAD planning, design, and analysis techniques and technologies

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PAGES: 318
CATEGORY: Technology & Engineering
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