Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways

Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways

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Proven methods for preventing and mitigating bridge and highway flood scour Offering 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 mitigation River instability caused by flow obstructions Past failures and bridges vulnerable to failure Geotechnical and hydraulic issues at scour-critical rivers and bridges Hydrology, floods, and scour-critical bridges Estimating scour depths and selecting applicable countermeasures Inspections, ratings, and monitoring countermeasures FHWA, HEC-18, and HEC-23 scour countermeasures as remediation Innovative methods of flood control and disaster management6.12 Bibliography AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Customary US Units, 6th Edition, Washington, D.C., 2012. AASHTO Drainage Manual, Washington, D.C., 2014. ... Briaud J.-L. et al, a€œSimplified Method for Estimating Scour at Bridges, a€ Project Performed in Cooperation with TXDOT and FHWA; Report No.


Title:Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways
Author: Mohiuddin Khan
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2015-02-05
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