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Author O'Connor, Colin.

Title Bridge loads : an international perspective / Colin O'Connor and Peter A. Shaw
Published New York : E & FN Spon, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Failure; Design philosophies; Codes of practice; Selection of primary loads and load factors; Multiple presence, progressive failure and fatigue; Dynamic vehicle loads; Light rail; Pedestrian and cycle loads; Barrier and railing loads; Stream loads; Wind, earthquake and temperature effects; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book provides a detailed summary of bridge loads from an international perspective. The authors cover all aspects from the methodology behind the calculation of bridge loads and the complex interactions between loads and bridges
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-342) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bridges -- Design and construction.
Bridges -- Live loads.
Load factor design.
Form Electronic book
Author Shaw, Peter A. (Peter Arthur)
ISBN 0203185927 (electronic bk.)
9780203185926 (electronic bk.)