DESIGN OF LONG-SPAN CONCRETE BRIDGES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PRESTRESSING, PRECASTING, ERECTION, STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR, AND ECONOMICS

THE DESIGN OF LONG-SPAN CONCRETE BRIDGES, CONSIDERING CONDITIONS IN THE U.S.A., IS DISCUSSED WITH REFERENCE TO RECENT ADVANCES IN MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES. THE USE OF PRESTRESSING, PRECASTING, AND ERECTION METHODS ARE PRESENTED AS APPLIED TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF BRIDGES SUCH AS CANTILEVER, CONTINUOUS, RIGID-FRAME, TRUSS, ARCH, AND SUSPENSION STRUCTURES. DESIGN APPROACHES EMPHASIZING STRENGTH AND BEHAVIOR REQUIREMENTS ARE MENTIONED, TOGETHER WITH THE USE OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS FOR OPTIMIZATION. MATERIAL, LABOR, AND ERECTION COSTS ARE COMPARED AS INDICES OF TOTAL ECONOMY IN BRIDGE DESIGN. /RRL/A/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 23, pp 697-704, 7 FIG, 4 PHOT
  • Corporate Authors:

    Intl Symp Concr Bridge Des Proc /Can

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  • Authors:
    • Lin, T Y
    • Gerwick, B C
  • Publication Date: 1969

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  • Accession Number: 00215058
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1970 12:00AM