DESIGN, MANUFACTURE, TRANSPORTATION, AND ERECTION OF SYSTEMS BRIDGES

THE SECTION ON DESIGN DEALS WITH STANDARDIZATION OF DETAILS AND SECTIONS, STABILIZATION OF DESIGN CONCEPTS, FLEXIBILITY OF DESIGN TO PERMIT OTHER THAN THE INTENDED USE, THE EUROPEAN APPROACH TO CONTRACTING, LOAD FACTORS, AND MARKET AGGREGATION TO SPUR INNOVATION. THE SECTION ON MANUFACTURING ADDRESSES POTENTIAL INNOVATIONS IN SUBSTRUCTURES, PIER CAPS, BEARINGS, GIRDERS, DECKS, EXPANSION JOINTS, DRAINS, AND AUTOMATION. THE SECTION ON TRANSPORTATION NOTES THAT WITH MINOR MODIFICATIONS THE EXISTING METHODS ARE ADEQUATE. SHIPPERS MUST BE CONVERSANT WITH DIFFERING STATE REGULATIONS, AND SHIPMENTS MUST BE COORDINATED AMONG THE VARIOUS GROUPS RESPONSIBLE FOR TRANSPORTATION, COVER DESIGN, SHOP QUALITY CONTROL, AND ERECTION. THE FINAL SECTION SPECIFIES A NUMBER OF WAYS TO KEEP FIELD WORK TO A MINIMUM.

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  • Accession Number: 00215592
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309020638
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1973 12:00AM