Synopses & Reviews
State-of-the-Art Bridge and Highway Rehabilitation and Repair Methods
This authoritative volume offers up-to-date guidance on the latest design techniques, repair methods, specialized software, materials, and advanced maintenance procedures for bridges and highway structures. Focusing on both traditional and nontraditional design issues, Bridge and Highway Structure Rehabilitation and Repair clarifies the most recent AASHTO bridge design codes and discusses new analytical and design methodologies, such as the application of load and resistance factor design (LRFD). A wealth of concise explanations, solved examples, and in-depth case studies are included in this comprehensive resource.
- Diagnostic design and selective reconstruction
- Bridge failure studies and safety engineering
- Analytical approach to fracture and failure
- Load and resistance factor rating (LRFR) and redesign
- Application of LRFD and LRFR methods
- Inspection and structural health monitoring
- Bridge widening and replacement strategies
- Conventional repair methods
- Advanced repair methods
- Concrete repair methods
- Extreme events of flood scour and countermeasures design
- Guidelines for seismic design and retrofit methods
An authoritative guide to the rehabilitation and repair of existing bridges in an efficient and cost-effective manner
Structural and highway engineers can turn to Bridge and Highway Structure Rehabilitation and Repair for up-to-date guidance on the latest design techniques, repair methods, specialized software, materials, and maintenance procedures for bridges and highways. This timely engineering tool simplifies and clarifies all existing code, presenting a wealth of concise explanations, solved examples for day-to-day design issues, and in-depth case studies of practical problems.
Focusing on both traditional and non-traditional design problems, this sure-fire guide equips you with new analytical and design techniques, such as the application of Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD). The book includes the most recent AASHTO design codes for bridges and highways… offers updated design criteria for dealing with earthquake vulnerability and bridge foundation scour from floods…and covers modern materials technology, including new types of concrete, steel, and other construction and repair materials.
About the Author
Dr. Mohiuddin A. Khan, Chief Bridge Engineer with JMT Inc., helped to develop the NJ State Bridge Design Manual. He is registered as a licensed professional engineer in five states and is a chartered engineer from England.
Table of Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Symbols, Notations, and Terminology; Section 1: Administrative Issues
; Chapter 1.
Overview of Bridge Engineering; Chapter 2.
Diagnostic Design and Selective Reconstruction; Chapter 3.
Bridge Failure Studies and Safety Engineering; Section 2: Strengthening and Repair Work
; Chapter 4.
An Analytical Approach to Fracture and Failure; Chapter 5.
Load and Resistance Factor Rating and Redesign; Chapter 6.
Applications of Bridge Design and Rating Methods; Chapter 7.
Bridge Widening and Deck Replacement Strategy; Section 3: Repair and Retrofit Methods
; Chapter 8.
Inspection, Rating and Health Monitoring Techniques; Chapter 9.
Conventional Repair Methods; Chapter 10.
Concrete Repair Methods; Chapter 11.
Advanced Repair Methods; Chapter 12.
Protection of Bridges against Extreme Events; Appendix 1.
Scour Countermeasures; Appendix 2.
Estimate of Unit Concrete Repair Costs (2009); Appendix 3.
Quick Reference to AASHTO LRFD 2008 Specifications Appendix 4.
Quick Reference to AASHTO LRFR Manual; Index