Bridge Maintenance Inspection and Evaluation, Second Edition
"Second Edition examines in detail the process of evaluating bridge conditions and offers a thorough study of bridge types - their origins, elements, and failures. Bridge Maintenance Inspection and Evaluation, Second Edition presents new and expanded information on condition ratings, capacity evaluations, load factor analysis, and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) suggested guidelines. "
Table of Contents
Introduction Background Bridge Materials Mechanics Reporting System Superstructure Inspection Inspection of the Substructure Movable Bridges Services Inspection Equipment Bridge Capacity Rating Computer-Aided Bridge Capacity Rating and Evaluation Waterways and Terrain Maintenance and Rehabilitation Culverts Appendix: Design Guidelines for Condition Rating of Bridges