This English translation of the successful French edition presents the conception and design of steel and steel-concrete composite bridges, from simple beam bridges to cable supported structures. The book focuses primarily on road bridges, emphasizing the basis of their conception and the fundamentals that must be considered to assure structural sa

chapter 1|10 pages


chapter 2|18 pages

Bridge Description

chapter 3|16 pages

History of Steel and Composite Bridges

chapter 4|28 pages

Basis for Conceptual Design

chapter 5|28 pages

Structural Forms for Bridges

chapter 6|24 pages

Construction Details

chapter 8|34 pages

Slabs of Composite Bridges

chapter 9|18 pages

Basis of Design

chapter 10|22 pages

Loads and Actions

chapter 11|58 pages

Internal Moments and Forces in Beam Bridges

chapter 12|52 pages

Steel beams

chapter 13|46 pages

Composite Beams

chapter 14|24 pages

Cross Bracing and Plan Bracing

chapter 15|14 pages

Overall Stability

chapter 16|22 pages

Railway bridges

chapter 17|24 pages

Bridges for Pedestrians and Cyclists

chapter 18|28 pages

Arch Bridges

chapter 19|46 pages

Example of a Composite Bridge