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Author Weiwei, Lin, author

Title Bridge engineering : classifications, design loading, and analysis methods / Lin Weiwei, Teruhiko Yoda
Edition First edition
Published Cambridge, MA : Elsevier, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Bridge Engineering: Classifications, Design Loading, and Analysis Methods; Copyright; Contents; About the Authors; Chapter One: Introduction of Bridge Engineering; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. Bridge Components; 1.2.1. Superstructure, Bearings, and Substructure; 1.2.2. Bridge Length, Span Length, and Bridge Width; 1.2.3. Bridge Clearance; 1.3. Bridge Classification; 1.3.1. Bridge Classification by Materials of Construction; 1.3.2. Bridge Classification by Span Length; 1.3.3. Bridge Classification by Position-Moveable Bridges; Bascule Bridges; Swing Bridges Lift Bridges 1.3.4. Bridge Classification by Interspan Relation; Simply Supported Bridges; Continuous Bridges; Cantilever Bridges; 1.3.5. Bridge Classification by Deck Location; 1.3.6. Bridge Classification by Geometric Shape; Straight Bridges; Skewed Bridges; Curved Bridges; 1.3.7. Bridge Classification by Usage; 1.3.8. Bridge Classification by Structural Form; Beam Bridges; Rigid-Frame Bridges; Truss Bridges; Arch Bridges; Cable-Stayed Bridges; Suspension Bridges
1.4. Selection of Bridge Types 1.5. Exercises; References; Chapter Two: Bridge Planning and Design; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Bridge Design Philosophy; 2.3. Bridge Survey; 2.4. Bridge Planning and Geometric Design; 2.4.1. Horizontal Layout; 2.4.2. Longitudinal Elevation; Total Length; Number of Spans; 2.4.3. Transverse Cross Section; 2.5. Bridge Design Methods; 2.5.1. Allowable Stress Design; 2.5.2. Load Factor Design; 2.5.3. Load and Resistance Factor Design; 2.6. Earthquake- and Wind-Resistant Designs; 2.6.1. Earthquake Resistant Design; 2.6.2. Wind-Resistant Design
2.7. Bridge Design Specifications 2.7.1. Bridge Specifications in the United States; 2.7.2. Bridge Specifications in Japan; 2.7.3. Bridge Specifications in United Kingdom; 2.7.4. Bridge Specifications in EU; 2.7.5. Bridge Specifications in China; 2.8. Structural Design and Design Drawings; 2.8.1. Structural Design; 2.8.2. Design Drawings; 2.9. Bridge Esthetic Design and a Case Study; 2.9.1. Esthetic Design; 2.9.2. Case Study of Esthetic Design Proposal of a Footbridge; 2.10. Exercises; References; Chapter Three: Materials for Bridge Constructions; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Stone
3.3. Wood oTimbers 3s3.4. Steel; 3.5. Concrete; 3.6. New Composite Materials; 3.7. Case Study-A Famous Timber Bridge in Japan and Its Assessment; 3.8. Exercises; References; Chapter Four: Loads and Load Distribution; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Dead Load; 4.3. Live Load; 4.3.1. Live Load in US Specification; 4.3.2. Live Load in Japanese Specification; 4.3.3. Live Load in British Specification; 4.3.4. Live Load in European Specification; 4.3.5. Live Load in Chinese Specification; 4.4. Impact; 4.5. Wind; 4.6. Temperature; 4.7. Seismic Load; 4.8. Snow and Ice; 4.9. Construction Load
Notes Title from title page image
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bridges -- United States -- Design and construction -- Specifications.
Genre/Form Specifications.
Form Electronic book
Author Yoda, Teruhiko, author
LC no. 2017941089
ISBN 0128044322
9780128044322 (print)
9780128044339 (electronic)