Recent Advances in the Design and Behavior of Concrete Bridges

by H. Ruesch,


Serial Information: Issue 7, Pg. 199-214


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Discussion of use of high strength concretes and steels and development of prestressing; model statics and selection of structural types; all new methods show tendency toward lighter structures, but it is concluded that concrete sections of modern bridge structures are still larger than necessary for stable construction and durability.



Subject Headings: Bridge design | Concrete structures | Structural behavior | Material properties | High-strength concrete | Concrete bridges | Steel construction | Construction methods

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