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.
GIVES comprehensive coverage of this important subject COVERS not only testing, assessment etc but also the financial/management issues HIGHLY illustrated with line drawings and photographs including colour
Professional civil engineers working on bridge engineering, maintenance and rehabilitation. Postgraduate students on bridge engineering courses.
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
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2001
- 11th July 2001
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