By Lian Duan,W.F. Chen
With chapters culled from the acclaimed Bridge Engineering guide, Bridge Engineering: Substructure layout specializes in many of the parts comprising and affecting bridge substructures. those contain bearings, piers and columns, towers, abutments and protecting buildings, footings and foundations, and bridge hydraulics. for every part, the contributing writer addresses many of the kinds of that part, discusses particular choice or layout standards, and gives thorough references. different suitable themes studied during this quantity contain geotechnical issues, comparable to box exploration options and location characterization, and designing bridges to reduce the possibility of and harm because of vessel collisions.
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