These proceedings are from The Fourth International Conference on Bridge Management that consolidated the best and, more importantly, up-to-date research conducted in the field of bridge management. Since the first conference in 1990 the scientific art of bridge management has advanced at an astonishing rate. There has been a change from a curative to a preventative approach to bridge management, promising an increased longevity for the next generation of bridges and reduced whole-life costs, and practical and economical solutions have been found for some recurring problems. These proceedings represent the tremendous amount of research that has gone into improving ways of tackling the tasks associated with sound bridge management.Inspection, Maintenance, Assessment and Repair M. J. Ryall J. E. Harding, G. A. R. Parke. Eads Bridge One of the most historically significant bridges in the United States is the 496 meter Eads Bridge, spanning the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri. The main ... The capacity of the trusses would have been inadequate with conventional steel framing and a reinforced concrete deck. Innovativeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Bridge Management 4|
|Author||:||M. J. Ryall|
|Publisher||:||Thomas Telford - 2000-01-01|