Publisher description for Seismic design and retrofit of bridges / M.J.N. Priestley, F. Seible, G.M. Calvi.
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This book addresses the seismic design and retrofit of bridges. It provides detailed information on the seismic considerations in the design of a wide range of substructures including beam and slab, box girder, arch, cable, stayed, and suspension bridges. Topics include damage and design philosophy, geotechnical considerations, design, modeling and analysis, seismic assessment and retrofit of existing bridges.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Bridges Design and construction, Earthquake engineering, Bridges Remodeling