An introduction to bridges for structural engineers (part 2)

Author: S. Bourne

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1st March 2019

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An introduction to bridges for structural engineers (part 2)

The Structural Engineer
An introduction to bridges for structural engineers (part 2)
Date published

1st March 2019

First published

1st March 2019

Author

S. Bourne

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

This paper concludes a two-part introduction to bridge design for structural engineers. Together, the two parts identify nine major issues relating to bridges, of which structural engineers more familiar with building design should be aware.

Part 1 (published in January 2019) addressed construction, aesthetics, value, environment and loads. Part 2 now considers materials, structural elements, structural effects and detailing.

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PDF
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8
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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