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Handbook of Concrete Bridge Management

Handbook of Concrete Bridge Management

Handbook of Concrete Bridge Management

Fernando Branco, Ph.D.; Jorge de Brito, Ph.D.

ASCE Press

2004 / 494 pp.



 
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$180.00 List / $135.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 40560 / ISBN: 9780784405604
 
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Stock No. 47081 / ISBN: 9780784470817


Description
Handbook of Concrete Bridge Management provides complete coverage of concrete bridges from planning, design, repair, maintenance, and demolition, with a focus on small- and medium-size bridges. This handbook offers a global overview of bridge management based on the knowledge and experience of the authors, as well as presents rational and objective criteria to aid in decision-making. A classification system concerning defects, their causes, repair techniques and diagnosis methods is included. 

Project managers, structural engineers, highway engineers, and all other engineers involved with the building, maintenance, and repair of concrete bridges will benefit from this book.

About the Authors
Fernando A. Branco, Ph.D., is professor and head of the Construction Sector at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.

Jorge de Brito, Ph.D., is associate professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.

Product Reviews
"Bridges are expected to perform satisfactorily over their expected life span. This practical, user-oriented handbook helps concrete bridge engineers and managers meet this challenge. The key aspects of concrete bridge management are covered in a clear and straightforward way." —Dan M. Frangopol, professor of civil engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder.

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