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By G. Creazza, M. Mele

This quantity bargains with the main smooth and topical difficulties of bridge layout. the themes provided permit to take on either theoretical-analytical in addition to technical-constructive elements of the layout challenge, mentioning how when it comes to bridges, in particular for lengthy span bridges, the 2 facets are totally inseparable. In sleek bridges, purposes of technical and fiscal feasibility oblige an severe parceling of the development technique, with the resultant have to revise, with appreciate to the prior, either layout options in addition to the theoretical equipment of study that governs it. All this may truly be derived from studying the current quantity, within which the various contributions tension theoretical and technical questions of specific curiosity and topicality, with no claiming to technique them systematically, yet supplying transparent procedural ideas and pattern symptoms. with regards to the theoretical strategy, a few of specific value are reviewed, akin to the potential for utilizing restrict research, the simplification of the layout technique for bridges, toughness, and desktop aided layout. For what issues the bridge typologies and the corresponding optimistic difficulties, the emphasis is usually at the ones nonetheless in an evolutionary part, that's lengthy span suspended/stayed bridges and cantilever equipped bridges with prefabricated segments.

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El1ts, an excellent mutual contact at the joints is obtained. 1ts' rntch casting, with the thidc1ess of the resin ; - lastly, fctCilitates assanbly with the lubrication of the contact faces, the friction coeffiLient of the resin before polymerization being quite small. In sane cases the segiiEilts have been assenbled without resin. 11is method would seen inadvisable. flts tend to slide one against the other. This sliding is generally avmded by fitting the faces in c6ntact with shear ~reys (ref.

E. about 50 m for the equivalent simply supported structure. 25 1· ·1· "I [ml wLooding1 Loading 2 ~ JJJJll I I I i foldi"Jj I I I I I i 1. 1. 00 83 ~ d d + Fig. 4, Transverse load distribution for a composite bridge 59 Composite bridges The loading corresponds to the new Swiss Code SIA 160/1989. The decrease in girder bending, in comparison with a distribution according to the level principle, is of the order of 10% for the sagging moments. The corresponding torsional moments in the deck plate require generally no increase for the reinforcement.

The simplified method given in Fig. 5 is obviously not applicable here and the structure has been calculated as girder grillage.

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