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Bridges were virtually located in Mexico, and so the vehicular live loads, earthquake loads due to local seismicity, and other local loads were adapted in the design. A realistic condition of the local design truck for Mexico was selected from survey traffic flows reported for local highways. Nonlinear dynamic analyses were carried out using seven historical records associated with the largest vertical intensities from subduction earthquakes in Mexico.
John F. Unsworth is a professional engineer PEng. Since his completion of a bachelor of engineering degree in civil engineering and a master of engineering degree in structural engineering, he has held professional engineering and management positions concerning the track, bridge, and structures maintenance, design, and construction at the Canadian Pacific Railway. He is a licensed professional engineer in six Canadian provinces. The first edition of this book provided nine chapters with a focus on the design of new steel superstructures for modern railway bridges referencing the recommended practices of Chapter 15— Steel Structures in the edition of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-way Association AREMA Manual for Railway Engineering MRE.
This title is part of the ICE Publishing complete digital collection - helping ensure access to essential engineering content from past to present. This title is not currently available in print. Back to Book Listing. Authors: Milo S. View Chapters. Select All. Table of Contents. PART I. Structural Tables. Contents and Preliminary Pages. Chapter I. Steel Roof Trusses and Mill Buildings. Bars and Plates. Steel Office Buildings. Miscellaneous Sections.
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A bridge is a structure built to span a physical obstacle, such as a body of water , valley , or road , without closing the way underneath. It is constructed for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle, usually something that is otherwise difficult or impossible to cross. There are many different designs that each serve a particular purpose and apply to different situations. Designs of bridges vary depending on the function of the bridge, the nature of the terrain where the bridge is constructed and anchored, the material used to make it and the funds available to build it. Most likely, the earliest bridges were fallen trees and stepping stones , while Neolithic people built boardwalk bridges across marshland. The Arkadiko Bridge dating from the 13th century BC, in the Peloponnese , in southern Greece is one of the oldest arch bridges still in existence and use. The Oxford English Dictionary traces the origin of the word bridge to an Old English word brycg , of the same meaning.
The horizontally curved composite girder bridges have excellent properties, such as quick construction, good seismic performance, saving construction formwork and convenience in spatial arrangement. The objective of this paper is to provide and summarize important references related to the analysis, design and construction of curved composite girder bridges.
It has evolved through the acceptance of well-established practices, codes and construction techniques. In fact, when new materials or methodologies are brought to the market, it often takes many years for the techniques to gain inclusion in the modern practice of bridge design. Iconic Firth of Forth Bridge, Scotland. Courtesy of Jim Wilson. For example, even after the high-strength characteristics of iron were recognized, as compared with timber, iron was still used as a lighter-weight substitute.
Bridges were virtually located in Mexico, and so the vehicular live loads, earthquake loads due to local seismicity, and other local loads were adapted in the design. A realistic condition of the local design truck for Mexico was selected from survey traffic flows reported for local highways. Nonlinear dynamic analyses were carried out using seven historical records associated with the largest vertical intensities from subduction earthquakes in Mexico. This research pretends to provide design recommendations for short-span steel bridges in Mexico, in particular for those related to the influence of local seismicity and overloaded vehicular loading in local highways. Results achieved from the strength and serviceability limit states indicate that the design of the steel plate girders is controlled by the gravity load combination, rather than the combination with both horizontal and vertical ground motion records.
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