ABSTRACT

Over 140 experts, 14 countries, and 89 chapters are represented in the second edition of The Bridge Engineering Handbook. This extensive collection highlights bridge engineering specimens from around the world, contains detailed information on bridge engineering, and thoroughly explains the concepts and practical applications surrounding the subjec

chapter 1|28 pages

Conceptual Design

ByMan-Chung Tang

chapter 2|20 pages

Aesthetics: Basics*

ByFritz Leonhardt

chapter 3|28 pages

Bridge Aesthetics: Achieving Structural Art in Bridge Design

ByFrederick Gottemoeller

chapter 4|36 pages

Planning of Major Fixed Links

ByErik Yding Andersen, Lars Hauge, Dietrich L. Hommel

chapter 5|18 pages

Highway Bridge Design Specifications

ByJohn M. Kulicki

chapter 6|12 pages

Highway Bridge Loads and Load Distribution

BySusan E. Hida

chapter 7|16 pages

Railroad Bridge Design Specifications*

ByDonald F. Sorgenfrei, Ward N. Marianos, Jr., and Robert A.P. Sweeney

chapter 8|26 pages

High-Speed Railway Bridges

ByJeder Hseih, Fu-Hsiang Wu

chapter 9|22 pages

Structural Performance Indicators for Bridges

ByDan M. Frangopol, Duygu Saydam

chapter 10|18 pages

Structural Theory

ByXila Liu, Leiming Zhang

chapter 11|28 pages

Finite Element Method

ByEiki Yamaguchi

chapter 12|18 pages

Structural Modeling

ByAlexander Krimotat, Hassan Sedarat

chapter 13|34 pages

Concrete Design

ByMonte Smith

chapter 14|36 pages

Steel Design

ByJames A. Swanson

chapter 15|30 pages

Timber Design

ByKenneth J. Fridley, Lian Duan

chapter 16|36 pages

Application of Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Bridges

ByDagmar Svecova, Aftab Mufti, Baidar Bakht

chapter 17|20 pages

High Performance Steel

ByEiki Yamaguchi

chapter 18|24 pages

Effective Length of Compression Members

ByLian Duan, Honggang Lei, Wai-Fah Chen

chapter 19|28 pages

Fatigue and Fracture

ByRobert J. Dexter, John W. Fisher, Sougata Roy

chapter 20|22 pages

Weight Distributions of Highway Steel Bridges

ByShouji Toma

chapter 22|23 pages

Wind Effects on Long-Span Bridges

BySteve C.S. Cai, Wei Zhang, and Serge Montens