Design of Highway Bridges: An LRFD Approach 3rd Edition, by Richard M. Barker and Jay A. Puckett is premier reference on the engineering design and evaluation of quick and medium-span bridges utilizing Load and Resistance Factor Design, LRFD methods.
The text has been thoroughly updated all through to adapt with changes made in the newest version of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications. With content material reorganized into smaller and more succinct chapters, coverage also features computer modeling, calibration of service restrict states, inflexible technique system analysis, the green aspects of recycled steel, and concrete shear.
It’s up-to-date guide to making use of concept and specs to real-world freeway bridge design. Design of Highway Bridges: An LRFD Approach 3rd Edition gives detailed coverage of engineering basics for the design of short- and medium-span bridges. Based on the American Affiliation of State Freeway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, it is an excellent engineering resource.
Authors include expanded coverage of structural evaluation, including axle and lane masses, together with new numerical analytic methods and approaches with dozens of labored issues, primarily in Customary U.S. models, that enable methods to be utilized to real-world problems and design specifications. Revised AASHTO steel bridge design pointers mirror the simplified approach for plate girder bridges with newest data on concrete bridges, including new minimal reinforcement necessities, and unbonded tendon stress at final and losses for prestressed concrete girders.
There is also information on key bridge sorts, selection principles, and aesthetic issues with problems and selected references for further study. From gaining quick familiarity with the AASHTO LRFD specifications to looking for broader steering on bridge design, that is the one-cease, prepared reference that places info at your fingertips.
Design of Highway Bridges: An LRFD Approach [Hardcover]
Richard M. Barker and Jay A. Puckett
Wiley; 3 edition
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