Composite construction, using a reinforced concrete slab on top of steel girders, is an economical and popular form of construction for highway bridges.This book covers the design of continuous composite bridges, with both compact and non-compact sections, and simply supported composite bridges with the 'slab-on-beam' form of construction.Part One
Summary. 1. Introduction. 2. Design Codes. 3. Characteristic Features of Composite Bridges. 4. Initial Design. 5. Detailed Design: Main Beams. Worked Example Number 1. Worked Example Number 2. Worked Example Number 3.