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Simplified LRFD Bridge Design By Jai B. Kim, Robert H. Kim, Jonathan Eberle

Book Description Developed to comply with the fifth edition of the AASHTO LFRD Bridge Design Specifications [2010]––Simplified LRFD Bridge Design is “How To” use the Specifications book. Most engineering books utilize traditional deductive practices, beginning with in-depth theories and progressing to the application of theories. The inductive method in the book uses alternative approaches, literally teaching backwards. The …

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Principles of Structural Analysis: Static and Dynamic Loads by Bentley

SUMMARY announced publication of Principles of Structural Analysis – Static and Dynamic Loads, the second book in a three-part series. This compendium of information about STAAD.Pro bridges the gap between structural engineering concepts and their practical application to real-world challenges. The book is authored by Bentley Systems technical support director Krishnan Sathia, a structural engineer …

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Prestressed Concrete Analysis and Design: Fundamentals Book by Antoine E. Naaman

SUMMARY Prestressed concrete is one of the most reliable, durable, and widely used construction materials in building and bridge projects around the world. It has made significant contributions to the construction industry, the precast manufacturing industry, and the cement industry as a whole. It has led to an enormous array of structural applications, including buildings, …

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Structural Adhesive Joints Design, Analysis and Testing by K.L. Mittal and S. K. Panigrahi

DESCRIPTION Among the myriad techniques available for mating/joining similar anddissimilar materials (metals, plastics, glass, ceramics and composites) theadhesive bonding technology is preferred and widely used because it offersmany advantages vis-a-vis the other methods of joining, e.g., mechanicalfastening, riveting, nailing, brazing and welding.Adhesive bonding is used for mundane (gluing of toys) to highly sophisticatedapplications. Most structures …

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Reinforcing Bar Detailing by CRSI Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute [5th Edition]

DESCRIPTION This book provides the basic knowledge for a Detailer of reinforcing bars, bar supports and welded wire reinforcement.Detailing, described briefly, is the preparation of placing drawings complete with bar lists with sufficient information for:(1) the Fabricator to fabricate the bars and to order (when required by the Contract) the bar supports and welded wirereinforcement; …

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Bridge Design: Concepts and Analysis BY António J. Reis and José J. Oliveira Pedro

DESCRIPTION A comprehensive guide to bridge design Bridge Design – Concepts and Analysis provides a unique approach, combining the fundamentals of concept design and structural analysis of bridges in a single volume. The book discusses design solutions from the authors’ practical experience and provides insights into conceptual design with concrete, steel or composite bridge solutions as …

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2020, Concrete Segmental Bridges: Theory, Design, and Construction to AASHTO LRFD Specifications by Dongzhou Huang, Bo Hu

Segmental concrete bridges have become a preferred choice for major transportation projectsthroughout the world because they meet the prevailing need for expedited construction with minimaltraffc disruption, lower life cycle costs, appealing aesthetics, and the adaptability to accommodatecurved roadway alignments. Although there is an abundance of literature pertaining to thedesign and construction of concrete segmental bridges, …

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Seismic Design of Buildings and Bridges: For Civil and Structural Engineers Book by Alan Williams

This book has been written to assist candidates preparing for seismic principles examinations. It is a comprehensive guide and reference for self study based on the 1997 edition of the Uniform Building Code. An introductory chapter describes the California Special Civil Engineer and Structural Engineer Exams and the NCEES Structural Examinations. Subsequent chapters cover general …

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Rapid Construction of curved Bridge Spans using Super-Tee

The project is to introduce Precast Super-Tee (U-shaped) curved girders as a substitute for straight girders currently in use for precast curved bridge spans. Typically in Pakistan the use of straight girders for curved bridge spans results in poor aesthetics, problematic construction and complex design. It is intended to ensure safe casting, pre-stressing and launching …

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Post-Tensioning Tendon Installation and Grouting Manual by US FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

This manual includes state-of-the-art information relative to: Post-Tensioning Materials and Systems Post-Tensioning Tendon Installation and Grouting Corrosion Protection of Post-Tensioning Tendons This manual will serve as a reference and guide to designers, inspectors, and construction personnel for: Post-Tensioning Quality Construction Procedures Post-Tensioning and Grouting Testing Recommended Post-Tensioning Detailing

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