By Rui Calcada,Raimundo Delgado,António Campos e Matos
Since the Nineteen Eighties in Europe high-speed rail has emerged quickly as a method of transportation, and within the upcoming years many extra tunnel, bridge and different infrastructure initiatives should be constructed around the continent. while layout innovations and applied sciences have better and cutting edge structural rules have seemed, considering that trains traveling at excessive pace produce new and previously unknown results on buildings reminiscent of bridges.
Bridges for High-Speed Railways is a set of papers from best specialists during this box. factor addressed include:
– metal and composite bridges for high-speed railways;
– ecu criteria for high-speed railway bridges;
– Prestressed concrete high-speed railway bridges;
– Bridge-vehicles dynamic interaction;
– Seismic layout of buildings for high-speed railways;
– Codes and dynamic research;
– development, tracking, upkeep and repair.
Bridges for High-Speed Railways presents a precious resource of reference for bridge designers, experts, infrastructure vendors, regulatory gurus, building businesses, researchers, academics and scholars focused on structural engineering tasks for high-speed railways.
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Bridges for High-Speed Railways: Revised Papers from the Workshop, Porto, Portugal, 3 - 4 June 2004 by Rui Calcada,Raimundo Delgado,António Campos e Matos