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Bridge Design

 

The different elements of a bridge and their functions are described, together with points that need to be taken into account during design.

A set of design calculations for a substructure and deck.
The calculations are in a .pdf format and include the grillage analysis results for the deck. The documents are available for purchase through PayPal.

Excel Spreadsheets to help with the repetative design calculations needed for bridge design and assessment. A selection of spreadsheets may be downloaded for free; most contain macros so you will need to enable macros in your Excel program in order to run them.

A basic introduction to the design codes and how they are applied to structural members. Also methods of analysis and their use to idealise structures.