Editors: George T. Michaltsos, Ioannis G. Raftoyiannis

Bridges’ Dynamics

eBook: US $44 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $140
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Library License: US $176
ISBN: 978-1-60805-428-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-220-2 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080522021120101

Introduction

Bridges’ Dynamics covers the historical review of research and introductory mathematical concepts related to the structural dynamics of bridges. The e-book explains the theory behind engineering aspects such as 1) dynamic loadings, 2) mathematical concepts (calculus elements of variations, the d’ Alembert principle, Lagrange’s equation, the Hamilton principle, the equations of Heilig, and the δ and H functions), 3) moving loads, 4) bridge support mechanics (one, two and three span beams), 5) Static systems under dynamic loading 6) aero-elasticity, 7) space problems (2D and 3D) and 8) absorb systems (equations governing the behavior of the bridge-absorber system). The e-book is a useful introductory textbook for civil engineers interested in the theory of bridge structures.

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Preface

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Keywords

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Introduction

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Distressing - Loading - Modelling of Vehicles

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Principles of Dynamic Analysis

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The Problem of Moving Loads

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Motion of Supports

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Structural Analysis of Bridges

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Aeroelasticity

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Dynamic Instability Problems

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Damping Systems

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General Bibliography

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Alphabetical Index

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