Bridge Construction Equipment

This book provides extensive coverage of new and emerging bridge construction technology and methods. Numerous case studies are presented in order to examine design and operational flaws. The book describes the design and procurement of specialist equipment and also provides an outline of technical specifications for easy adaptation to specific cases. Bridge construction equipment is becoming increasingly more complex and sophisticated. Illustrations are presented that explore industry trends for every family of machines and their configurations for operations, loading, kinematics, launch and lock systems, performance, productivity and structure-equipment interaction. Guidelines for the use of specialist mechanized equipment during each stage of the bridge construction process is provided as well as coverage on bridge deck fabrication.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Glossary; References;
  • Pagination: 488p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01531174
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780727758088
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 25 2014 4:21PM