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 managementAASHTO, Model Drainage Manual, 3d ed., Washington, D.C., 2005. ... Integral Abutments, a€ Practical Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, ... Marks Floridaa#39;s First P3 Effort, A. Cho, June 2013.

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


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