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Bridge Engineering Handbook

Volume 1, 1st Edition

Edited by Wai-Fah Chen, Lian Duan

CRC Press

2,016 pages

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First Published in 1999: The Bridge Engineering Handbook is a unique, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art reference work and resource book covering the major areas of bridge engineering with the theme "bridge to the 21st century."

Reviews

Winner of a Choice magazine's Outstanding Academic Title award, January 2001

"All elements of bridge engineering and design are addressed in this weighty handbook which is designed to be a state-of-the-art reference work for the industry in the 21st century. Editors Wai-Fah Chen and Lian Duan have invited contributions from bridge engineers around the world, and the list of authors reads like a 'who's who' of structural engineering."

--Bridge Design & Engineering, 4th Quarter 2000, No. 21

"…first handbook dedicated to bridge engineering…others cover some of the same ground but not in the breadth and scope of this handbook…any academic or technical library supporting an engineering department should have this handbook."

--W. C. Schnobrich, CHOICE, May 2000

Table of Contents

Section 1: Fundamentals

1. Conceptual Bridge Design

M.S. Troistky

2. Aesthetics - Basics

Fritz Leonhardt

3. Aesthetics - Structural Art

David P. Billington, Gordon Y.S. Wu, and Fred Gottemoeller

4. Planning of Major Fixed Links

K.H. Ostenfeld et al.

5. Design Philosophies for Highway Bridges

John M. Kulicki

6. Highway Bridge Loads and Load Combination

Susan E. Hida

7. Structural Theory

Xila Liu and L. Zhang

8. Structural Modeling

Alex Krimotat and L. Sheng

Section 2: Superstructure Design

9. Reinforced Concrete Bridges

Jyouru Lyang, Donald Lee, and John Kung

10. Prestressed Concrete Bridges

Lian Duan, Kang Chen, and Andrew Tan

11. Segmental Concrete Bridges

Gerard Sauvageot

12. Steel-Concrete Composite I-Girder Bridges

Lian Duan, Yusuf Saleh, and Steve Altman

13. Steel-Concrete Composite Box Girder Bridges

Yusuf Saleh and Lian Duan

14. Orthotropic Deck Bridges

Alfred R. Mangus and Shawn Sun

15. Horizontally Curved Bridges

A. Itani and M. Reno

16. Truss Bridges

John M. Kulicki

17. Arch Bridges, Gerard Fox

18. Suspension Bridges

Atsushi Okukawa, Shuichi Suzuki, and Ikuo Harazaki

19. Cable-Stayed Bridges

Man-Chung Tang

20. Timber Bridges

K.J. Fridley

21. Movable Bridges

Michael J. Abrahams

22. Floating Bridges

M. Myint Lwin

23. Railroad Bridges

D.F. Sorgenfrei and W.N. Marianos

24. Deck System and Approach Slabs

Mike Keever and John Fujimoto

25. Expansion Joints

Ralph J. Dornsife

Section 3: Substructure Design

26. Bearings

Johnny Feng and Hong Chen

27. Piers and Columns

Jinrong Wang

28. Towers

Chuck Seim

29. Abutments and Retaining Structures

Linan Wang and Chao Gong

30. Geotechnical Considerations

Thomas W. McNeilan and James Chai

31. Shallow Foundations

James Chai and Bruce Kutter

32. Deep Foundations

Y.Z. Ma and H. Deng

Section 4: Seismic Design

33. Geotechnical Earthquake Consideration

S. Kramer and C. Scawthorn

34. Earthquake Damages to Bridges

Jack P. Moehle and Marc O. Eberhard

35. Dynamic Analysis

R. Bavirisetty, M. Vinayagamoorthy and Lian Duan

36. Nonlinear Analysis of Bridge Structures

Mohamed Akkari and Lian Duan

37. Seismic Design Philosophy and Performance-based Design Criteria

Lian Duan

38. Seismic Design of Concrete Bridges

Yan Xiao

39. Seismic Design of Steel Bridges

C.M. Uang, K.C. Tsai, and M. Bruneau

40. Seismic Retrofit Practices

James Roberts and Brian Maroney

41. Seismic Isolation and Energy Dispassion

Rihui Zhang

42. Soil-Structure-Foundation Interaction

Wen S. Tseng and Joseph Penzien

43. Seismic Retrofit Technology

Kevin I. Keady, Fadel Alameddine, and Thomas E. Sardo

44. Seismic Design Practices in Japan

Shigeki Unjoh

Section 5: Construction and Maintenance

45. Steel Bridge Construction

Jackson L. Durkee

46. Concrete Bridge Construction

Simon Blank, Michael Blank, and Luis R. Luberas

47. Substructures of Major Overwater Bridges

Ben C. Gerwick, Jr.

48. Construction Inspection

Mahmoud Fustok and Masoud Alemi

49. Maintenance Inspection and Rating

M. Vinayagamoorthy

50. Strengthening and Rehabilitation

F.W. Klaiber and T.J. Wipf

Section 6: Special Topics

51. Applications of Advanced Composites

J.M. Plecnik

52. Effective Length of Compression Members

L. Duan and W.F. Chen

53. Fatigue and Fracture

R.J. Dexter and J.W. Fisher

54. Statistics of Steel Weight of Highway Bridges

S. Toma

55. Weight-In-Motion Measurement of Trucks on Bridges

Andrezj Nowak and S. Kim

56. Impact Effects of Moving Vehicles

M.X. Duan, P. Perdikaris, and W.F. Chen

57. Wind Effects on Long-Span Bridges

C.S. Cai and Serge Montens

58. Cable Force Adjustment and Construction Control

D.J. Han and Q.S. Yan

59. Active Control in Bridge Engineering

Z.G. Wu

60. Vessel Collision Analysis and Design

M. Knott and Z Prucz

61. Bridge Hydraulics

James Springer and Ke Zhou

62. Sound Walls and Railings

Fartiz Lackpour and Fuat Guzaltan

Section 7: Worldwide Practice

63. Design Practice in China

Guo-Hao Li and Ru-Cheng Xiao

64. Design Practice in Europe

Jean Muller

65. Design Practice in Japan

Masatsugu Nagai, Tetsuya Yabuki and S. Suzuki

66. Design Practice in Russia

Simon Blank, V. Seliverstov, and O.A. Popov

67. Evolution of Bridges in the United States

Norman Root

About the Editors

Wai-Fah Chen is a George E. Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering and Head of the Department of Structural Engineering at Purdue University.

Lian Duan is a Senior Bridge Engineer with the California Department of Tansportation, U.S., and Professor of Structural Engineering at Taiyuan University of Technology, China.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General