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Advanced Problems in Bridge Construction : CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences - G. Creazza

Advanced Problems in Bridge Construction

CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences

By: G. Creazza (Editor), M. Mele (Editor)

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Published: December 2002
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This volume deals with the most modern and topical problems of bridge design. The topics presented allow to tackle both theoretical-analytical as well as technical-constructive aspects of the design problem, pointing out how in the case of bridges, specifically for long span bridges, the two aspects are absolutely inseparable. In modern bridges, reasons of technical and economic feasibility oblige an extreme parceling of the construction process, with the consequent need to revise, with respect to the past, both design concepts as well as the theoretical apparatus of analysis that governs it. All this can clearly be derived from reading the present volume, in which the different contributions stress theoretical and technical questions of particular interest and topicality, without claiming to approach them systematically, but offering clear procedural rules and trend indications. With reference to the theoretical approach, some of particular importance are reviewed, such as the possibility of using limit analysis, the simplification of the design process for bridges, durability, and computer aided design. For what concerns the bridge typologies and the corresponding constructive problems, the emphasis is mostly on the ones still in an evolutionary phase, that is long span suspended/stayed bridges and cantilever built bridges with prefabricated segments.

ISBN: 9783211823187
ISBN-10: 3211823182
Series: CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: December 2002
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: AT
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.49