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Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways, Hardback Book

Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways Hardback


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Proven methods for preventing and mitigating bridge and highway flood scourOffering detailed guidelines on bridge scour countermeasures, this comprehensive resource provides a proactive strategy for the design and construction of bridges to prevent scour, as well as a reactive plan for post-flood disaster management. Topics discussed include erosion, causes of scour, AASHTO design codes, hydrology, hydraulics, scour analysis, inspection methods, and modern materials technology.

Real-world case studies illustrate the concepts presented.

The authoritative information in this practical guide will help you to develop more efficient and cost-effective design processes and bridge management systems for river bridges subjected to floods.

Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways covers: Floods, scour problems, and mitigationRiver instability caused by flow obstructionsPast failures and bridges vulnerable to failureGeotechnical and hydraulic issues at scour-critical rivers and bridgesHydrology, floods, and scour-critical bridgesEstimating scour depths and selecting applicable countermeasuresInspections, ratings, and monitoring countermeasuresFHWA, HEC-18, and HEC-23 scour countermeasures as remediationInnovative methods of flood control and disaster management


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages, 85 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Bridges
  • ISBN: 9780071825078



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