By W.F. Chen,Lian Duan

With chapters culled from the acclaimed Bridge Engineering guide, Bridge Engineering: Substructure layout makes a speciality of a few of the elements comprising and affecting bridge substructures. those contain bearings, piers and columns, towers, abutments and protecting constructions, footings and foundations, and bridge hydraulics. for every part, the contributing writer addresses many of the sorts of that part, discusses particular choice or layout standards, and offers thorough references. different suitable themes studied during this quantity comprise geotechnical issues, akin to box exploration ideas and location characterization, and designing bridges to lessen the opportunity of and harm as a result of vessel collisions.

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