Bridge Engineering Handbook: Superstructure Design (2nd - download pdf or read online

By Lian Duan, Wai-Fah Chen

ISBN-10: 1439852219

ISBN-13: 9781439852217

Over a hundred and forty specialists, 14 international locations, and 89 chapters are represented within the moment variation of the Bridge Engineering guide. This vast assortment highlights bridge engineering specimens from around the globe, includes distinctive info on bridge engineering, and carefully explains the techniques and functional purposes surrounding the subject.

Published in 5 books: basics, Superstructure layout, Substructure layout, Seismic layout, and development and upkeep, this new version offers a variety of worked-out examples that supply readers step by step layout methods, comprises contributions by means of best specialists from worldwide of their respective components of bridge engineering, comprises 26 thoroughly new chapters, and updates such a lot different chapters. It bargains layout innovations, requisites, and perform, in addition to many of the different types of bridges. The textual content contains over 2,500 tables, charts, illustrations, and images. The e-book covers new, cutting edge and conventional equipment and practices; explores rehabilitation, retrofit, and upkeep; and examines seismic layout and development materials.

The moment booklet, Superstructure layout, comprises 19 chapters, and covers details on the right way to layout every kind of bridges.

What’s New within the moment Edition:

Includes new chapters: Extradosed Bridges and tension Ribbon Pedestrian Bridges
Updates the Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges bankruptcy and rewrites it as chapters: Precast/Pretensioned Concrete Girder Bridges and Cast-In-Place Post-Tensioned Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges
Expands the bankruptcy on Bridge Decks and method Slabs and divides it into chapters: Concrete Decks and method Slabs
Rewrites seven chapters: Segmental Concrete Bridges, Composite metal I-Girder Bridges, Composite metal field Girder Bridges, Arch Bridges, Cable-Stayed Bridges, Orthotropic metal Decks, and Railings

This textual content is a perfect reference for working towards bridge engineers and specialists (design, development, maintenance), and will even be used as a reference for college kids in bridge engineering classes.

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12 illustrates the change in strand stress over time for a typical pretensioned girder. 4 Design Procedure Precast–pretensioned concrete girders are usually designed at the service limit state to satisfy stress limits, and followed by checking of the girders at the strength limit state to provide adequate moment resistance. The midspan section of precast–pretensioned concrete girders is usually subjected to positive moments and designed to be similar to a simply supported span for all ­permanent and transient loads for both single span and multi-span continuous girder bridges.

4 Perform Structural Analysis (a) Calculate dead loads (DC and DW) • Dead loads on noncomposite section. 017 klf 144 • Dead loads on composite section. According to AASHTO Art. 1, permanent dead loads (including concrete barriers and wearing surface) may be distributed uniformly among all girders provided all of the following conditions are met. • Width of deck is constant. • Number of girder is not less than 4. The example has Nb = 6. • Beams are parallel and have approximately the same stiffness.

These deflection components are used to set screed grades in the field. 16 Bridge Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Superstructure Design The design should be cognizant of girder deflections not only because of the magnitude of various dead loads and prestress force but also because of the timing of the application of such loads. This is especially important for bridge widening. If more accurate camber values are required during the design stage for unusual cases such as widening of a long span bridge, the assumed age of the girder may need to be specified.

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