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This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Preface.Preface to the First Edition.1 Introduction to Bridge Engineering.1.1 A Bridge Is Key Element in a Transportation System.1.2 Bridge Engineering in the United States.1.2.1 Stone Arch Bridges.1.2.2 Wooden Bridges.1.2.3 Metal Truss Bridges.1.2.4 Suspension Bridges.1.2.5 Metal Arch Bridges.1.2.6 Reinforced Concrete Bridges.1.2.7 Girder Bridges.1.2.8 Closing Remarks.1.3 Bridge Specifications.1.4 Implication of Bridge Failures on Practice.1.4.1 Silver Bridge, Point Pleasant, West Virginia, December 15, 1967.1.4.2 I-5 and I-210 Interchange, San Fernando, California, February 9, 1971.1.4.3 Sunshine Skyway, Tampa Bay, Florida, May 9, 1980.1.4.4 Mianus River Bridge, Greenwich, Connecticut, June 28, 1983.1.4.5 Schoharie Creek Bridge, Amsterdam, New York, April 5, 1987.1.4.6 Cypress Viaduct, Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 17, 1989.1.5 Failures during Construction.1.6 Bridge Engineer?Planner, Architect, Designer, Constructor, and Facility Manager.References.Problems.2 Aesthetics and Bridge Types.2.1 Introduction.2.2 Nature of the Structural Design Process.2.2.1 Description and Justification.2.2.2 Public and Personal Knowledge.2.2.3 Regulation.2.2.4 Design Process.2.3 Aesthetics in Bridge Design.2.3.1 Definition of Aesthetics.2.3.2 Qualities of Aesthetic Design.2.3.3 Practical Guidelines for Medium- and Short-Span Bridges.2.3.4 Computer Modeling.2.3.5 Web References.2.3.6 Closing Remarks on Aesthetics.2.4 Types of Bridges.2.4.1 Main Structure below the Deck Line.2.4.2 Main Structure above the Deck Line.2.4.3 Main Structure Coincides with the Deck Line.2.4.4 Closing Remarks on Bridge Types.2.5 Selection of Bridge Type.2.5.1 Factors to Be Considered.2.5.2 Bridge Types Used for Different Span Lengths.2.5.3 Closing Remarks on Selection of Bridge Types.References.Problems.3 General Design Considerations.3.1 Introduction.3.2 Development of Design Procedures.3.2.1 Allowable Stress Design.3.2.2 Variability of Loads.3.2.3 Shortcomings of Allowable Stress Design.3.2.4 Load and Resistance Factor Design.3.3 Design Limit States.3.3.1 General.3.3.2 Service Limit State.3.3.3 Fatigue and Fracture Limit State.3.3.4 Strength Limit State.3.3.5 Extreme Event Limit State.3.4 Principles of Probabilistic Design.3.4.1 Frequency Distribution and Mean Value.3.4.2 Standard Deviation.3.4.3 Probability Density Functions.3.4.4 Bias Factor.3.4.5 Coefficient of Variation.3.4.6 Probability of Failure.3.4.7 Safety Index ?A'.3.5 Calibration of LRFD Code.3.5.1 Overview of the Calibration Process.3.5.2 Calibration Using Reliability Theory.3.5.3 Calibration by Fitting with ASD.3.6 Geometric Design Considerations.3.6.1 Roadway Widths.3.6.2 Vertical Clearances.3.6.3 Interchanges.3.7 Closing Remarks.References.Problems.4 Loads.4.1 Introduction.4.2 Gravity Loads.4.2.1 Permanent Loads.4.2.2 Transient Loads.4.3 Lateral Loads.4.3.1 Fluid Forces.4.3.2 Seismic Loads.4.3.3 Ice Forces.4.4 Forces due to Deformations.4.4.1 Temperature.4.4.2 Creep and Shrinkage.4.4.3 Settlement.4.5 Collision Loads.4.5.1 Vessel Collision.4.5.2 Rail Collision.4.5.3 Vehicle Collision.4.6 Summary.References.Problems.5 Influence Functions and Girder-Line Analysis.5.1 Introduction.5.2 Definition.5.3 Statically Determinate Beams.5.3.1 Concentrated Loads.5.3.2 Uniform Loads.5.4 Muller?Breslau Principle.5.4.1 Betti's Theorem.5.4.2 Theory of Muller?Breslau Principle.5.4.3 Qualitative Influence Functions.5.5. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The up-to-date guide to applying theory and specifications to real-world highway bridge design
Design of Highway Bridges, Second Edition offers detailed coverage of engineering basics for the design of short- and medium-span bridges. Based on the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, it is an excellent engineering resource. This updated edition features:
* Expanded coverage of structural analysis, including axle and lane loads, along with new numerical analytic methods and approaches
* Dozens of worked problems, primarily in Customary U.S. units, that allow techniques to be applied to real-world problems and design specifications
* Revised AASHTO steel bridge design guidelines that reflect the simplified approach for plate girder bridges
* The latest information on concrete bridges, including new minimum reinforcement requirements, and unbonded tendon stress at ultimate and losses for prestressed concrete girders
* Information on key bridge types, selection principles, and aesthetic issues
* Problems and selected references for further study
* And more

From gaining quick familiarity with the AASHTO LRFD specifications to seeking broader guidance on highway bridge design--this is the one-stop, ready reference that puts information at your fingertips.

About the Author: RICHARD M. BARKER, PhD, PE, is Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. A consultant to contractors and design firms on bridge-related projects, he has fifty years of experience with highway bridges as a structural designer, project engineer, researcher, and teacher. He served as a subconsultant to AASHTO on maintenance of the LRFD specifications and to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on training course development for LRFD design of highway bridge substructures.

JAY A. PUCKETT, PhD, PE, is the V. O. Smith Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Department Head at the University of Wyoming, and President of Bridge Tech, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in software development for bridge engineering. With thirty years of experience in bridge research and development, he has developed software for the analysis and rating of bridge systems that is currently in use at over forty transportation agencies. Dr. Puckett is a consultant to AASHTO on their BridgeWare load rating and bridge design software. His research has involved several National Academy NCHRP projects.

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