By Lian Duan,W.F. Chen
With chapters culled from the acclaimed Bridge Engineering instruction manual, Bridge Engineering: Substructure layout specializes in many of the elements comprising and affecting bridge substructures. those contain bearings, piers and columns, towers, abutments and protecting constructions, footings and foundations, and bridge hydraulics. for every part, the contributing writer addresses a number of the sorts of that part, discusses particular choice or layout standards, and gives thorough references. different suitable issues studied during this quantity contain geotechnical concerns, corresponding to box exploration strategies and location characterization, and designing bridges to reduce the possibility of and harm because of vessel collisions.
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Bridge Engineering: Substructure Design (Principles and Applications in Engineering) by Lian Duan,W.F. Chen