This collection of papers, presented at an international conference at University College, Cardiff, discusses the basic philosophy of the new design code for steel bridges (BS 5400), its application, and the relevant background research. The papers are as follows: The History, Scope, Aims and Principles of BS 5400 in Relation to Steel and Composite Bridges (Flint, AR); The Derivation of Safety Factors for Design of Highway Bridges (Flint, AR, Smith, BW, Baker, MJ and Manners, W); Guide to the Use of the Code (Smith, DW); Materials Aspects of BS 5400 Part 6 (Burdekin, FM); Workmanship and Fabrication (Tordoff, D); A State of Art Report on Tolerances in Steel Plated Structures (Massonnet, C and Janss, J); Trusses and Axially Loaded Members-New Aspects of the Design Code (Goodearl, KA); A State of Art Report on Truss Behaviour (Dwight, JB and Clark, MA); State of Art Report on Axially Loaded Members (Schulz, G); Basic Concepts in the Design of Webs (Horne, MR); Design of Webs and Stiffeners in Plate and Box Girders (Chatterjee, S); The Design of Stiffened Web Plates-A State of Art Report (Rockey, KC, Evans, HR and Porter, DM). (continued on TRIS 345878). (TRRL)

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  • Authors:
    • FLINT, A R
    • SMITH, B W
    • Baker, M J
    • MANNERS, W
    • Smith, D W
    • Burdekin, F M
    • Tordoff, D
    • Massonnet, C
    • JANSS, J
    • Goodearl, K A
    • Dwight, J B
    • Clark, M A
    • SCHULZ, G
    • Horne, M R
    • Chatterjee, S
    • EVANS, H R
    • Porter, D M
  • Publication Date: 1981

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 496 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00345672
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0246 11339 1
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1982 12:00AM