Developments in International Bridge Engineering

Selected Papers from Istanbul Bridge Conference 2014

  • Alp Caner
  • Polat Gülkan
  • Khaled Mahmoud

Part of the Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic book series (STTT, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Modeling and Analysis

  3. Construction and Erection Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. M. Nakayama, T. Tokuchi, H. Kawashima, S. Kaifuku, K. Matsuno, T. Nishi
      Pages 107-119
    3. J. Kollegger, S. Foremniak
      Pages 121-131
  4. Design for Extreme Events

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Alberto Zasso, M. Belloli, T. Argentini, O. Flamand, G. Knapp, G. Grillaud et al.
      Pages 135-145
    3. Ioannis A. Tegos, Sevasti D. Tegou, Mihail A. Tsitotas
      Pages 155-164
  5. Condition Assessment and Structural Health Monitoring

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. A. González, E. Covián, M. Casero, M. Celemín
      Pages 187-197
    3. A. Shamsabadi, F. Abazarsa, S. F. Ghahari, R. Nigbor, E. Taciroglu
      Pages 199-210
    4. S. Nakamura, T. Okumatsu, T. Nishikawa, T. Okabayashi
      Pages 211-220

About this book



The book includes peer-reviewed contributions selected from presentations given at the Istanbul Bridge Conference 2014, held from August 11 – 13 in Istanbul, Turkey. It reports on the current challenges in bridge engineering faced by professionals around the globe, giving a special emphasis to recently developed techniques, innovations and opportunities. The book covers key topics in the field, including modeling and analysis methods; construction and erection techniques; design for extreme events and condition assessment and structural health monitoring. There is a balanced presentation of theory, research and practice. This book, which provides the readers with a comprehensive and timely reference guide on current practices in bridge engineering, is intended for professionals, academic researchers and students alike.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Alp Caner
    • 1
  • Polat Gülkan
    • 2
  • Khaled Mahmoud
    • 3
  1. 1.Civil Engineering Department ODTUMiddle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringCankaya UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.President of Bridge Technology ConsultingNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-19784-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-19785-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-8119
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-8127
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