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Author American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures.

Title The manual for bridge evaluation / [AASHTO Highways Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures]
Edition First edition /2008
Published Washington, DC : American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : illustrations
Contents section 1. Introduction -- section 2. Bridge files (records) -- section 3. Bridge management systems -- section 4. Inspection -- section 5. Material testing -- section 6. Load rating -- section 7. Fatigue evaluation of steel bridges -- section 8. Nondestructive load testing -- Appendix A: Illustrative examples
Summary A new, all inclusive manual that incorporates Allowable Stress, Load Factor, and Load and Resistance Factor Rating methods into one publication. This manual provides guidelines for the procedures and policies for determining the physical condition, maintenance needs, and load capacity of highway bridges. Rating examples are also included. It has been developed to assist bridge owners in establishing inspection procedures and evaluation practices that meet the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Bridges -- Inspection -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bridges -- Live loads -- Specifications -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bridges -- United States -- Evaluation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bridges -- United States -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1560513942
1615830073 (electronic bk.)
9781560513940
9781615830077 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles AASHTO manual for bridge evaluation