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Bridge Engineering by S Ponnuswamy

Bridge Engineering

by S Ponnuswamy

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This book covers the entire gamut of bridge engineering?investigation, design, construction and maintenance of bridges. The coverage is not dealt with isolation, but discussed in relation to basic approaches to design of bridges, supported by numerous case studies. Further, the book includes design details of superstructures and foundations. Bridge Engineering has been thoroughly revised to reflect the changes in technology that have occurred in the past. It includes new chapters on grade separators and river training works, with special reference to revised design standards. The book has been specifically designed to suit the requirements of design and practising engineers as well as students in India. About The Author: S Ponnuswamy received his BE in Civil Engineering from Madras University, his MS in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Ph D in Civil Engineering from Anna University, Chennai. Dr. Ponnuswamy is currently a Consultant in Civil Engineering and Transportation. He has retired as Additional General Manager of Southern Railway after serving in different capacities with the Indian Railways for 34 years Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Investigation for Bridges and Culverts 3. Investigations for Important Bridges 4. Design Flood Discharge for Bridges 5. Linear Waterway of Bridges 6. Choice of Foundation for Piers and Abutments 7. Types of Bridges and Loading Standards 8. Setting Out for Piers and Abutments 9. Open Foundation 10. Pile Foundations 11. Well Foundation 12. Well Foundation?Case Studies

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