The Third edition of this highly successful book is a complete reference on analysis, design and economics of concrete bridges. Meant for design engineers, contractors, their clients and field engineers, the book presents a practical and systematic methodology to enable quick and accurate design decisions. A step-by-step approach has been adopted throughout the text reflecting the order in which a practising professional might proceed for designing a concrete bridge.
The book contains more than 350 illustrations and photographs, tables and charts, and covers in detail topics such as..... Structural analysis
Stability of foundations
Reinforced and Pre-stressed concrete design
Estimating safe bearing capacity of soils for footings
Caissons and piles
Maintenance management system for highway bridges
Bridge distress reporting - A workman-like approach