By Wai-Fah Chen,Lian Duan


Over one hundred forty specialists, 14 international locations, and 89 chapters are represented within the moment version of the Bridge Engineering Handbook. This vast assortment highlights bridge engineering specimens from world wide, comprises distinctive details on bridge engineering, and carefully explains the innovations and useful functions surrounding the subject.

Published in 5 books: Fundamentals, Superstructure layout, Substructure layout, Seismic Design, and Construction and Maintenance, this new version offers a variety of worked-out examples that supply readers step by step layout techniques, contains contributions through top specialists from all over the world of their respective components of bridge engineering, comprises 26 thoroughly new chapters, and updates so much different chapters. It bargains layout techniques, requirements, and perform, in addition to a number of the forms of bridges. The textual content comprises over 2,500 tables, charts, illustrations and images. The publication covers new, cutting edge and conventional equipment and practices; explores rehabilitation, retrofit, and upkeep; and examines seismic layout and development materials.

The 3rd publication, Substructure Design, comprises eleven chapters addressing a number of the substructure components.

What’s New within the moment Edition:

• comprises new bankruptcy: Landslide danger overview and Mitigation

• Rewrites the Shallow beginning chapter

• Rewrites the Geotechnical attention bankruptcy and retitles it as: floor research

• Updates the Abutments and protecting buildings bankruptcy and divides it into chapters: Abutments and Earth conserving Structures

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 students in bridge engineering courses.

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