21st Century Complete Guide to Bridge Safety - Encyclopedic Coverage of Bridge Data, Federal Highway Administration Documents, Atlas of All Deficient Bridges, I-35W Collapse (Two CD-ROM Set)

9781422011492: 21st Century Complete Guide to Bridge Safety - Encyclopedic Coverage of Bridge Data, Federal Highway Administration Documents, Atlas of All Deficient Bridges, I-35W Collapse (Two CD-ROM Set)

This incredibly comprehensive superset of two CD-ROMs provides an up-to-date collection of authoritative reference sources on every aspect of American bridge safety. There is complete data on the condition of bridges, bridge technology and research, inspection standards and manuals, a full electronic library of publications and manuals, and much more. The August 2007 collapse of the 1-35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota is fully covered. Detailed maps of every structurally deficient bridge in every Congressional district are presented, along with state/national data on bridge conditions. Contents include: National Bridge Inspection Program and Standards * Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program * National Bridge Inventory (NBI) * House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - State by State Listing and Maps of Structurally Deficient Bridges, proposed National Bridge Plan Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual - complete, revised December 2006, full color illustrations (1754 pages) * This document, the Bridge Inspector s Reference Manual (BIRM), is a comprehensive manual on programs, procedures, and techniques for inspecting and evaluating a variety of in-service highway bridges. Improved Bridge Inspection techniques are presented, and state-of-the-art inspection equipment is included. New or expanded coverage is provided on culverts, fracture critical members, cable-stayed bridges, prestressed segmental bridges, and underwater inspection. Previous supplemental manuals on moveable bridge inspection, and nondestructive testing are excerpted and referenced. ontents including: - Bridge Components and Elements, Bridge Mechanics, Culverts, History of the National Bridge Inspection Program, Responsibilities of the Bridge Inspector, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, Bridge Materials (Timber, Concrete, Steel, Masonry), Duties of the Bridge Inspection Team, Safety Practices, Traffic Control, Inspection Equipment, Methods of Access, Bridge Inspection Reporting, Structure Inventory, Condition & Appraisal, Record Keeping & Documentation, AASHTO Commonly Recognized (CoRe) Elements, Bridge Decks, Inspection And Evaluation Of Common Timber Superstructures (Solid Sawn Timber Bridges, Glulam Timber Bridges, Stressed-Laminated Timber Bridges), Concrete Superstructures (Cast-In-Place Slabs, Tee Beams, Concrete Girders, Concrete Channel Beams, Concrete Arches and Arch Culverts, Concrete Rigid Frames, Precast and Prestressed Slabs, Prestressed Double Tees, Prestressed I-Beams and Bulb-Tees, Prestressed Box Beams, Concrete Box Girders, Concrete Box Culverts), Steel Superstructures (Fatigue and Fracture in Steel Bridges, Rolled Steel Multi-Beams and Fabricated Steel Multi-Girders, Two Girder Systems, Pin & Hanger Assemblies, Box Girders, Trusses, Steel Eyebars, Arches, Rigid Frames), Bridge Bearings, Abutments and Wingwalls, Piers and Bents, Waterway Elements, Underwater Inspection, Special Bridges (Cable Supported Bridges, Movable Bridges, Concrete Pipe Culverts, Flexible Culverts) * Inspection of Fracture Critical Bridge Members

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This incredible CD-ROM set on two discs is packed with over 8,000 pages reproduced using Adobe Acrobat PDF software - allowing direct viewing on Windows and Macintosh systems. The Acrobat cataloging technology adds enormous value and uncommon functionality to this impressive collection of government documents and material. Our news and educational discs are privately compiled collections of official public domain U.S. government files and documents - they are not produced by the federal government. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work, utilizing the benefits of the Adobe Acrobat format to uniformly present thousands of pages that can be rapidly reviewed, searched by finding specific words, or printed without untold hours of tedious research and downloading. Vast archives of important public domain government information that might otherwise remain inaccessible are available for instant review no matter where you are. This book-on-a-disc format makes a great reference work and educational tool. There is no other reference that is as fast, convenient, comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and portable - everything you need to know, from the federal sources you trust.

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Published by Progressive Management (2007)
ISBN 10: 1422011496 ISBN 13: 9781422011492
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