Handbook of International Bridge Engineering

Handbook of International Bridge Engineering

Wai-Fah Chen

This entire and updated reference paintings and source ebook covers state of the art and state-of-the-practice for bridge engineering around the globe. international locations coated contain Canada and the us in North the United States; Argentina and Brazil in South the US; Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, and Ukraine within the ecu continent; China, Indonesia, Japan, chinese language Taipei, and Thailand in Asia; and Egypt, Iran, and Turkey within the heart East.

The ebook examines using diverse fabrics for every quarter, together with stone, bushes, concrete, metal, and composite. It examines quite a few bridge kinds, together with slab, girder, segmental, truss, arch, suspension, and cable-stayed. a colour insert illustrates opt for landmark bridges. It additionally offers ten benchmark comparisons for street composite girder layout from various nations; the top bridges; the pinnacle a hundred longest bridges, and the head 20 longest bridge spans for numerous bridge forms together with suspension, cable-stayed, extradosed, arch, girder, movable bridges (vertical raise, swing, and bascule), floating, rigidity ribbon, and bushes; and bridge development methods.

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