By Jim J. Zhao, Demetrios E. Tonias
The very newest insurance of the enitre bridge engineering strategy Written for brand new and skilled street engineers, this grasp source deals the main whole and sensible remedy on hand for each element of street bridge layout, rehabilitation, and upkeep. From preliminary thought all of the strategy to ultimate agreement documentation instruction, Bridge Engineering provides a transparent and unique highway map to the full bridge engineering procedure.
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Suspension. Everyone immediately recognizes the suspension bridge as one of the consummate marvels of civil engineering. g. the Mississippi River), the suspension bridge offers an elegant answer to a monumental engineering task. For the majority of structures in use, however, their application is relatively limited and their design relegated to the domain of a small group of engineers. Oddly enough, despite this limited role, numerous quality texts are available on the subject and the reader is referred to them for further discussion on these types of structures.
Limit States Design A method of design based on the ability of a structure to fulfill its function. This ability is defined by limit states defining safety and serviceability. Live Load A temporary, moving load such as vehicular traffic. Load Factor Design A form of limit states design used by AASHTO standard specifications as an alternative to Working Stress Design. Load Rating A value indicating the load capacity of a bridge. See also Inventory Rating and Operating Rating. Load and Resistance Factor Design A form of limit states design used by AASHTO LRFD specifications.
Typically occurs at high temperatures which causes a rapid loss of moisture. Hammerhead Used to describe the geometry of a pier with a cap similar in shape to a hammer. Hanger An assembly utilizing a pin connection designed to allow for expansion between a cantilevered and suspended span at a point between supports. 6 mm)] layer of concrete between a superstructure member and a concrete deck. Haunched Girder A member whose cross-sectional depth varies from support to support. Heave The upward movement of soil which can be caused by moisture, excavation, pile driving, etc.