THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF BEARINGS AND EXPANSION JOINTS FOR BRIDGES

THE SERVICE PERFORMANCE OF A BRIDGE DEPENDS LARGELY ON THE ADEQUATE SPECIFICATION, DETAILING AND CAREFUL INSTALLATION OF BEARINGS, DRAINAGE, AND EXPANSION JOINTS. THIS BOOK, UNDER THE HEADINGS, MOVEMENTS OF BRIDGES, FLEXIBILITY AND ARTICULATION OF THE STRUCTURE, EXPANSION JOINTS, BRIDGE BEARINGS AND APPLICATION, DISCUSSES THE DEVELOPMENTS IN MODERN BRIDGE STRUCTURES AND THE CURRENT DESIGN OF BEARINGS AND EXPANSION JOINTS. MOST OF THE EXAMPLES REFER TO CONCRETE BRIDGES AND METAL BEARINGS, BUT THE PRINCIPLES ARE EQUALLY ARE EQUALLY APPLICABLE TO STEEL, ALUMINUM, OR TIMBER BRIDGES. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cement and Concrete Association

    52 Grosvenor Gardens
    London SW1W 0AQ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Lee, D J
  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 65 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00210192
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 21 1973 12:00AM