By Eugene J. Obrien,Damien Keogh,Alan O'Connor

Captures present advancements in Bridge layout and Maintenance



Recent learn in bridge layout and upkeep has fascinated about the serviceability difficulties of older bridges with getting older joints. the well-liked answer of imperative development and layout has produced bridges with fewer joints and bearings that require much less upkeep and carry elevated longevity. Bridge Deck research, moment Edition outlines this starting to be improvement, and covers the structural research of commonest bridge varieties. It introduces reliability research, an emergent strategy that enables bridge engineers to figure out hazard while keeping older or broken bridges.



Explains the historical past concept in addition to useful Tools



This booklet comprises functional examples of daily difficulties in bridge engineering, and offers real-life examples of the appliance of reliability research. The authors exhibit how reliability research can make sure structural safeguard even for bridges that have failed a deterministic evaluation. additionally they replace different chapters to mirror the most up-tp-date developments in the direction of extra refined research, and the extra common use of finite aspect software.



What’s New during this Edition:





  • Incorporates new study on soil-structure interaction

  • A new part with examples of ways to investigate for the consequences of creep

  • Greatly expands the sections on three-D brick finite elements

  • Now in step with either Eurocodes and AASHTO criteria


An acceptable source for senior undergraduates taking a sophisticated path on bridge engineering, Bridge Deck Analysis is usually appropriate for practising engineers, and different pros enthusiastic about the improvement of bridge design.

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