Multi-Span Large Bridges: Proceedings of the International Conference on Multi-Span Large Bridges, 1-3 July 2015, Porto, Portugal

Selected papers from the Multi-Span Large Bridges International Conference that was held in Porto, Portugal in July of 2015 are presented. The table of contents lists the titles of the papers as: Large viaducts, some executions a few ideas; Design and construction of sea-crossing bridges – A review; Viaducts with progressively erected decks; Betwixt and between Portus and Cale; The Octavio Frias de Oliveira and Anita Garibaldi cable-stayed bridges; Multi-span extradosed bridges; Multi-span large bridges – interaction between design and construction; Recent achievements in the design and construction of multi-span cable supported bridges in China; Multi-span large decks – the organic prestressing impact; Experts, Experiences & Landmark projects; Crossing of Bjørnafjorden – Floating bridge; Rion-Antirion Bridge – Challenging earthquakes; Innovative erection methods of steel cable-stayed bridges; Viaduct over river Ulla in the Spanish Atlantic high speed railway line: An outstanding composite steel-concrete truss bridge; Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge, Brasília, Brazil; Bridge over the Cádiz Bay, Spain; Baluarte Bridge executive project; Queensferry Crossing: Role of concrete in the design and execution of the project; New Pumarejo Bridge over the river Magdalena in Barranquilla, Colombia; Delivering the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project, Bangladesh; The tied arch bridge of the Saale-Elster-Viaduct; Construction and design features of the bridge over the Danube River, Bulgaria; TUNeIT – Towards a globalWorld; The Russky Bridge: Pylons design approach optimization; Bridge across theWaschmühl Valley, Kaiserslautern, Germany: A harmonic symbiosis between a historic monument and a new innovative bridge; Viaduct over river Deba in the “Y-Basque” high speed railway line in the north of Spain; Structural solutions and construction methods for the main crossing of the Mersey Gateway Bridge Project; Design of the long-span footbridge over the Bug River in Niemirów; Design and proof checking of foundation, substructure and superstructure of Rail cum Road Bridge at Munger, Bihar, India; Multi-span bridge bypass over the Dziwna Strait; Large multi-span bridges built in recent years in Poland; Kassuende Bridge over Zambezi River in Tete, Mozambique; Multi-span bridge crossings for improved road access to Szczecin sea port; Armado Guebuza Bridge over Zambezi River in Caia, Mozambique; Design and construction of a long-span continuous fin-back bridge; Pinhal Interior Motorway Concession – IC3 – Section Condeixa – Coimbra – Special engineering structures – Construction processes; Viaduct Araranguá – The alternative design of viaduct of 1661.59 meters in the BR-101/SC Brazil; Design and construction of flyovers in Outer Ring Road, Delhi; Haramain high speed railway line; Design and construction of viaduct to Mumbai International Airport; Meriç Bridge: Construction and quality control; Design and construction of elevated viaduct at Nashik, India; Development of a submerged floating tube bridge for crossing of the Bjørnafjord; Three span floating suspension bridge crossing the Bjørnafjord; Long railway viaducts with special spans: Part 1. Arch construction by balanced cantilever with auxiliary cables; Long railway viaducts with special spans: Part 2. Arch construction by tilting; Long railway viaducts with special spans: Part 3. Precast girders; Four spans continuous cable stayed bridges without extra cables; Particular design features for a long span cable-stayed bridge over the Harbour of Port Louis, Mauritius; A study on vehicular live load design based on actual vehicular load for a multi-span large cable-stayed bridge; Comparison of variants for New Peljesac Bridge in Croatia; Gebze–Orhangazi–Izmir Motorway, Izmit Bay Suspension Bridge; Construction of cable-stayed bridge over the Drava River on Corridor Vc, Croatia; Strait crossing of the Thermaikos Gulf with a mixed long-span bridge and subsea tunnel system; Segmental prestressed concrete multispan large bridges; Experience of some long multi-span bridges in Queensland, Australia (Part 1); Experience of some long multi-span bridges in Queensland, Australia (Part 2); Multi-span bridges: The first Chilean experience and future challenges; Optimization of cable weight in multi-span cable-stayed bridges. Application to the Forth Replacement Crossing; Design parameters of suspension bridges: Updates of state of art and its application on multi-span typology; Comparative study of prestressing consumptions in 7 different constructive methods for 75m multi-span box girders; KaTembe Bridge over Espírito Santo Estuary, in Maputo; The South Approach Viaduct of Izmit Bay Crossing Project; Effect of hangers disposal on the steel consumption for bowstring arch bridges; Strategy for durability of structural concrete in Mega-Sealinks in tropical sea-waters; ProjectWestgate – Lekki Beltway Bridge, Lagos, Nigeria; Innovative construction methods; High productivity in bridge construction – the OPS effect; FlexiArch-Stress Ribbon combination for multi-span pedestrian bridges; Balanced lift method for the construction of bridges with two spans; An innovative system of precast segmental span-by-span construction for span lengths of above 100 m; Launching of fully welded steel long span bridges: Bogibeel bridge; Swivel lowering operation of the viaduct over the River Tera; Deck forces of a cable-stayed bridge – “Analysis of the construction and the in-service phases”; Building the decks of the world’s largest high speed train arch bridges with movable scaffolding systems; The Patani Bridge (Nigeria): Innovative construction methods; Innovative spliced girder method for multi span bridges; Innovative formwork systems in bridge construction – Case studies; Prestressed I-beams made of ultra-high performance concrete for construction of railway bridges; Preliminary assessment of wind actions in large span MSS; Cabriel River Viaduct in Cofrentes (Valencia, Spain) bypass at N-330. Construction design; Segmental precast technology for multi-span bridges (production, transportation and launching); Construction of Panipat Elevated Expressway on NH-1 on BOT basis; Mold for full span method; Special foundations and geotechnical site investigations; Offshore pile driving foundations monitored by PDA® Test at Puente Nigale; Ceira bridge foundations: Combined Micropile and Footing Foundations (CMFF). Static load tests; Tresfjord Bridge – Foundation of main span on 40m caisson on soil seabed; Chiapas Bridge; Life cycle; Life-cycle costs of bridge bearings – Key considerations for bridge designers and owners; Application of the Monte-Carlo method to calculate the life-cycle costs of bridges; Selective use of non-corrosive rebar to increase concrete durability; Monitoring, maintenance and management; Dynamic characterization and continuous dynamic monitoring of long span bridges; Investigation and countermeasures for fatigue cracks that emerged on the finger joint of the cable-stayed bridge; Management of the Severn Bridge Suspension Bridge; Surveillance of continuous precast concrete bridge decks supported by monitoring-based techniques; Implementation of a B-WIM system in a centenary steel truss bridge; A novel inspection method for orthotropic steel decks using phased array ultrasonic testing; Self-evaluating smart expansion joints of multi-span and long bridges; Evaluation of fatigue crack formation in cantilever brackets of a multi-span railway steel box girder bridge; Investigations of post tensioned bridges with critical prestressing steel regarding hydrogen induced cracking (HIC); Fatigue management of the midland links steel box girder decks; Improved structural health monitoring strategies for better management of civil infrastructure systems; Assessment of thermal actions in the steel box girder of the Millau Viaduct; Delayed deformations of concrete structures: The Savines bridge and the Cheviré bridge; Laser scanner in identification of pathological manifestations in concrete; Management of the M4 Elevated Section substructures; Using data mining and numerical simulations for on-line monitoring of long span bridges; Monitoring based assessment of fatigue resistance of 40 year old pc bridges; Maintenance method for cable-stayed and extradosed bridge with composite main girder; Construction control of a long-span single pylon cable-stayed bridge; Effect of cable corrosion on the structural response of cable-stayed bridges; Fatigue analysis of cable anchorages on cable-stayed bridges; Monitored-based methodology to predict the initiation of corrosion in RC structures; Analysis of indicators in concrete production decrease in Distrito Federal –DF: problem notes and solutions; Incidents and accidents: Structural performance of cable-stayed footbridges to the loss of cable(s); Causes of the bridge falsework collapse near Levoˇca in Slovakia; New materials and special devices Lightweight concrete for long-span bridges; Cable stayed footbridge with the deck made of UHPC; Non-destructive measurements to evaluate fiber dispersion and content in UHPFRC reinforcement layers; New test methods for stay cable systems; Mechanical properties and explosive spalling behavior of the recycled steel fiber reinforced ultra-high-performance concrete; Extreme loads: Characteristic of traffic loading response for multi-span large bridge; Multivariate probabilistic seismic demand analysis of steel-concrete composite bridges under near-fault pulse-like ground motions; Rehabilitation: Innovative rehabilitation of large bridges – the Indian way; Widening of San Timoteo and Canero viaducts; Impregnation technique provides corrosion protection to grouted post-tensioning tendons; Assessment of epistemic uncertainties in the resistance of RC columns confined by CFRP; Expansion joint renewal – Solutions that minimise impacts on the bridge’s structure, its users and its owner’s finances; Safety and serviceability: An efficient methodology for fatigue damage assessment of critical details on a long span composite railway bridge; Cyclic behavior of continuous railway viaducts made with U-shaped precast concrete girders; Concrete box girder bridge assessment – a stiffness adaptation approach; Residual bridges bearing capacity analysis during service period subject to safety variability; Alkali-Silica Reaction, ASR – Review on how to deal with ASR in concrete structures; Structural analysis: Non-linear ULS analysis of long-span reinforced concrete arches to EN 1992; Stressing sequence of steel cable-stayed bridges built by cantilevering; Dynamic analysis for fatigue assessment of reinforced concrete slabs in railway viaducts; Optimized bridge deck design using a genetic algorithm; Stiffened flanges used in steel box girder bridges; Finite Element Modeling of the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Suspension Bridge; Numerical simulation of wind pressure of a continuous fin-back bridge; Modeling bridge construction phasing by the balanced cantilever method – “Comparison between predicted and real camber values”; Fatigue analysis induced by vibrations in stay-cables subjected to along wind turbulence component; Rational and practical method for camber control in bridges built by successive segments; Application of nonlinear FEM to evaluate load bearing capacities – Capability and limitations; Thermal analysis of a fin-back bridge under sudden drop in temperature; Comparison study of aeroelastic analysis of a pylon of the Mersey Gateway Bridge with its 2D/3D wind tunnel tests; Numerical models used to simulate the “in situ” testing of a bridge on A1 motorway in Romania; Wind effects analysis on cable stayed bridges decks; “Beam sectional analysis” an innovative technique for analysis of bridge superstructure; Large bridge in pergola for high velocity trains in Spain; Advances of external prestressing tendons in multi-span curved box-girder bridges; Reinvestigation of post–tensioned bridge over Bitlis river; A graphic exact method for analyzing hyperstatic spatial pergolas; Investigation on stability problems as a second order theory problem for piers with practically infinite bending stiffness; and Suspension cables bridge and arches.


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  • ISBN: 9781138027572
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