MODERN CONCEPTS IN PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGE DESIGN

A GENERAL REVIEW IS MADE OF THE STATE-OF-THE-ART IN PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGE DESIGN. THREE BRIDGE BEAM TYPES ARE DESCRIBED AND A COMPARISON IS MADE REGARDING THEIR PERFORMANCE AND COSTS. CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES, WHICH PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE ECONOMY OF BRIDGES AND ARE OF INTEREST BECAUSE OF SAFETY AND AESTHETICS, ARE ALSO REVIEWED , WITH EXAMPLES AND ILLUSTRATIONS BEING GIVEN. A DISCUSSION IS GIVEN OF A RECENT PROJECT, THE WALT DISNEY WORLD MONORAIL, WHICH HAS EXPLOITED SOME OF THE LATENT POTENTIAL OF PRESTRESSED CONCRETE.

  • Authors:
    • Anderson, A R
  • Publication Date: 1971-12

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  • Accession Number: 00209994
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 1974 12:00AM