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live load computation for bridges

live load computation for bridges

live load computation for bridges

(OP)
I would like to learn live load calculation for bridge design. Is there any book or website I can browse and see a step by step approach.

Thanks in advance

RE: live load computation for bridges

Refer to the books listed in the FAQ for the Bridge forum on this site.

RE: live load computation for bridges

Hi
Generally the live load calculations are based on type of analysis (Approx methods or Plate analysis etc) and corresponding codal previsions. And also now day’s most of the bridge analysis is doing using software’s. in that case “ if you are using hi-end elements like plate, there is no much of difficult to finding out live load” anyway if you are expecting examples you may get details from Design of Bridge Engineers by Dr.Jonson Victor” and also you refer for more details for Bridge loads on varies international code in on of the Research Engineers Product STAAD.beava” www.reiworld.com.
Regards,
Sreedhar

RE: live load computation for bridges

(OP)
Thanks both you guys.

RE: live load computation for bridges

has anybody used that new module (STAAD.beava) of STAAD-Pro.
If so.........how does it works?
Is it worth using it!

RE: live load computation for bridges

You may visit and download free software from the following sites:

www.compact.org.uk or www.shef.ac.uk/~compact

Its a computer aided training site worth evry inch.

Good luck

RE: live load computation for bridges

i have found this problem myself.  with modern computer software, it is rare to find references.  however, i have one absolutely excellent example:
"Bridge Design for the Civil and Structural Professional Engineering
Exams" by Robert H. Kim, MSCE, PE and Jai B. Kim, Phd, PE
I am not sure where you can get a copy.  i ordered my copy through local inter-library loan.  go to the library of congress to find out more info on the book.

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