By Rui Calcada,Raimundo Delgado,António Campos e Matos
Since the Eighties in Europe high-speed rail has emerged speedily as a way of transportation, and within the upcoming years many extra tunnel, bridge and different infrastructure initiatives may be constructed around the continent. while layout recommendations and applied sciences have more advantageous and cutting edge structural principles have seemed, on account that trains vacationing at excessive velocity produce new and previously unknown results on buildings corresponding to bridges.
Bridges for High-Speed Railways is a set of papers from major specialists during this box. factor addressed include:
– metal and composite bridges for high-speed railways;
– eu criteria for high-speed railway bridges;
– Prestressed concrete high-speed railway bridges;
– Bridge-vehicles dynamic interaction;
– Seismic layout of constructions for high-speed railways;
– Codes and dynamic research;
– building, tracking, upkeep and repair.
Bridges for High-Speed Railways presents a helpful resource of reference for bridge designers, experts, infrastructure proprietors, regulatory specialists, building businesses, researchers, academics and scholars focused on structural engineering tasks for high-speed railways.
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