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Publisher: CRC Press (April 19, 2016)
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Nonlinear static monotonic (pushover) research has develop into a standard perform in performance-based bridge seismic layout. the recognition of pushover research is because of its skill to spot the failure modes and the layout restrict states of bridge piers and to supply the innovative cave in series of broken bridges while subjected to significant earthquakes. Seismic layout Aids for Nonlinear Pushover research of bolstered Concrete and metal Bridges fills the necessity for an entire reference on pushover research for practising engineers. This technical reference covers the pushover research of strengthened concrete and metal bridges with limited and unconfined concrete column individuals of both round or oblong pass sections in addition to metal individuals of normal shapes. It offers step by step tactics for pushover research with a number of nonlinear member stiffness formulations, together with: Finite segment–finite string (FSFS)Finite segment–moment curvature (FSMC) Axial load–moment interplay (PM) consistent second ratio (CMR) Plastic hinge size (PHL) starting from the best to the main subtle, the equipment are appropriate for engineers with various degrees of expertise in nonlinear structural analysis.The authors additionally supply a downloadable desktop software, tutor (INelastic STRUCTural research of Reinforced-Concrete and metal Structures), that permits readers to accomplish their very own pushover analyses. various real-world examples reveal the accuracy of analytical prediction via evaluating numerical effects with complete- or large-scale try out effects. an invaluable reference for researchers and engineers operating in structural engineering, this booklet additionally deals an equipped selection of nonlinear pushover research purposes for college students.