By W.F. Chen, Lian Duan

ISBN-10: 0849316847

ISBN-13: 9780849316845

The rules and alertness in Engineering sequence is a sequence of handy, cost effective references sharply fascinated about specific engineering themes and subspecialties. every one quantity during this sequence contains chapters rigorously chosen from CRC's bestselling handbooks, logically geared up for max comfort, and thoughtfully priced to slot each funds. From the award-winning Bridge Engineering guide, Bridge Engineering: building and upkeep takes an in-depth examine the development engineering and upkeep features of metal and urban bridges. themes comprise potent undertaking administration, development systems and practices, development and upkeep inspections and scores, and bridge strengthening and rehabilitation.

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14 Royal Albert Bridge across River Tamar, Saltash, England, 1857. The two 455 ft (139 m) main spans, each weighing 1060 tons, were constructed on shore, floated out on pairs of barges, and hoisted about 100 ft (30 m) to their final position using hydraulic jacks. Pier masonry was built up after each 3 ft (1 m) lift. 15 Eads Bridge across the Mississippi River, St. , 1873. , it is supported by four planes of hingeless trussed arches having chrome-steel tubular chords. Spans are 502-520-502 ft (153-158-153 m).

During the 19th century. Probably the most notable example was the Brooklyn Bridge, where the designer-builders were John A. Roebling and his son Washington A. Roebling. Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge was begun in 1869 and completed in 1883. Design-and-construct continued in use through the early years of the 20th century; the most prominent example from that era may be the Ambassador suspension bridge between © 2003 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC 1684_Book Page 28 Friday, January 10, 2003 8:26 AM 1-28 Bridge Engineering: Construction and Maintenance Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario, Canada, completed in 1929.

Each truss double panel is connected at top-chord level to previously erected trusses, and left open at bottom-chord level to permit temporary upward deck curvature, which results from partial loading condition of main suspension cables. Main span (at right) is 2800 ft (853 m), and side spans are 1100 ft (335 m). Stiffening trusses are 33 ft (10 m) deep and 60 ft (18 m) on centers. 24) show clearly here. 28 Moving deck traveler forward, second Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Washington, 1950. Traveler pulling falls leadline passes around sheave beams at forward end of stringers, and is attached to front of material car (at left).

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