New Developments in Bridge Engineering in West Germany

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Title: New Developments in Bridge Engineering in West Germany

Author(s): D. S. Prakash Rao

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 4

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 46-52

Keywords: bridges (structures); cantilever bridges; concrete construction; prestressed concrete; struc-tural design.

Date: 5/1/1982

Abstract:
Briefly describes developments in bridge technology with reference to bridges constructed in the last decade. New trends in design and construction well as the latest improvements and modifications construction methods are underlined. In selecting examples for discussion, emphasis was placed on the novelty of the structure.*