Bridge Management


  • Mike Ryall

As the emphasis in construction moves from building new bridges to maintenance and rehabilitation of existing stock, bridge management is becoming an increasingly important subject. 'Bridge Management' is a comprehensive, single volume book for professionals and postgraduates on bridge management. It focuses on inspection, assessment, testing, evaluation, repair, as well as financial aspects such as whole life costing. Highly illustrated with colour, and including examples of practice and techniques drawn from around the world, the book will be invaluable to the bridge engineer.
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Professional civil engineers working on bridge engineering, maintenance and rehabilitation. Postgraduate students on bridge engineering courses.


Book information

  • Published: July 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5077-9

Table of Contents

Bridge management systems * Inspection and condition rating * Assessment and evaluation * Non-destructive testing * Load testing * Repair * Strengthening * Bridge modification * Whole-life costing and deterioration modelling * Durability and protection * Stress measurement and monitoring * Risk and reliability