Movable Bridge Engineering

This new reference work addresses both the maintenance and the upkeep of existing movable bridges, as well as the complete design of new movable bridges. Comprehensive coverage is provided on engineering design and actual construction technology used in building all major types of bridges, including all structural issues and relevant mechanical and electrical systems used to make such bridges functional. Includes coverage of vertical lift, swing, and bascule bridges for both highway and railway usage Offers valuable guidance on operation, maintenance, inspection, and rehabilitation of moveable bridges

0471419605 ISBN
9780471419600 ISBN13