By Ioannis Vayas
Combining a theoretical heritage with engineering perform, Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes covers the conceptual and certain layout of composite bridges in line with the Eurocodes. Bridge layout is strongly in keeping with prescriptive normative principles concerning so much and their mixtures, safeguard components, fabric houses, research equipment, required verifications, and different concerns which are integrated within the codes. Composite bridges might be designed according to the Eurocodes, that have lately been followed around the eu Union. This e-book facilities at the new layout principles integrated within the EN-versions of the Eurocodes.
The ebook addresses the layout for a majority of composite bridge superstructures and courses readers during the number of acceptable structural bridge structures. It introduces the hundreds on bridges and their mixtures, proposes software program supported research versions, and descriptions the mandatory verifications for sections and participants at final and serviceability restrict states, together with fatigue and plate buckling, in addition to seismic layout of the deck and the bearings. It offers the most forms of universal composite bridges, discusses structural types and platforms, and describes initial layout aids and erection equipment. It offers info on railway bridges, yet throughout the layout examples makes highway bridges the focal point.
This textual content comprises numerous layout examples in the chapters, explores the structural information, summarizes the suitable layout codes, discusses sturdiness concerns, offers the homes for structural fabrics, concentrates on modeling for international research, and lays down the principles for the shear connection. It offers fatigue research and layout, fatigue load versions, aspect different types, and fatigue verifications for structural metal, reinforcement, concrete, and shear connectors. It additionally covers structural bearings and dampers, with an emphasis on bolstered elastomeric bearings. The booklet is suitable for structural engineering scholars, bridge designers or practising engineers changing from different codes to Eurocodes.
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