Wind Resistant Design Manual for Highway Bridges

by Koichi Yokoyama, Public Works Research Inst, Tsukuba, Japan,
Hitoshi Yamada, Public Works Research Inst, Tsukuba, Japan,
Hiroshi Sato, Public Works Research Inst, Tsukuba, Japan,
Taka-aki Kusakabe, Public Works Research Inst, Tsukuba, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation

Abstract: 'Wind resistant design manual for highway bridges in Japan' has been published in 1991. Before publication of this manual, there were no authorized wind resistant manuals which can be easily applied and cover most kinds of highway bridges. This paper reviews this new manual and reports on the practical application.

Subject Headings: Highway bridges | Highway and road design | Bridge design | Wind engineering | Publications | Wind loads | Load factors | Japan | Asia

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