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AGBT Guide to Bridge Technology — SET

Receive a 20% discount when all parts of the Guide are purchased as a set: The Guide to Bridge Technology Set comprises of: Part 1: Introduction and Bridge Performance Part 2: Materials Part 3: Typical Superstructures, Substructures and Components  Part 4: Design Pro...



AGBT01-09 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 1: Introduction and Bridge Performance

Part 1 of the Guide to Bridge Technology: Introduction and Bridge Performance provides guidance to bridge owners and authorities on technology related issues relevant to bridge ownership, design procurement, vehicle and pedestrian accessibility and bridge maintenance and management practices, ...



AGBT02-09 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 2: Materials

The Guide to Bridge Technology, Part 2: Materials covers all aspects of the common building materials available to the engineer including concrete, metallic and non-metallic materials and timber. It discusses material characteristics, their properties, durability, construction issues when using ...



AGBT03-09 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 3: Typical Superstructures, Substructures and Components

Part 3 of the Guide to Bridge Technology discusses the need for the bridge designer to address the specific requirements such as the transporting of goods and services, development of flood free routes, navigational clearances, longer spans, construction methods to reduce costs and reduced constr...



AGBT04-09 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 4: Design Procurement and Concept Design

Part 4 of the Austroads Guide to Bridge Technology provides guidance about effectively specifying and scoping contractual requirements for bridge design parameters. This is important where the design standards require resolution by the authority/owner of many matters about design assumptions o...



AGBT05-12 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 5: Structural Drafting

Part 5 of the Guide to Bridge Technology – Structural Drafting sets out the principles involved in the presentation of bridge structural drawings and is intended to give engineers and draft persons at all levels a sound guide in drafting presentation and information. The Guide ...



AGBT06-09 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 6: Bridge Construction

Part 6 covers the range of site activity likely to be met in constructing small to medium road and pedestrian bridges up to 40 m in maximum span. To ensure that bridges are properly constructed in accordance with the design drawings and specifications, engineers need to be well-informed on all as...



AGBT07-09 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 7: Maintenance and Management of Existing Bridges

Part 7 discusses the structural management and maintenance of existing bridges in practical technical terms including the procedures for bridges at the network level of management and at the project level of management for individual bridges. It provides documentation of practices relevant to ins...



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