ISBN 9789351103561,Rainas Concrete Bridge Practice Analysis, Design & Economics

Rainas Concrete Bridge Practice Analysis, Design & Economics



Shroff Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351103561

ISBN-10 9351103560

Paper Back

Edition 4th
Number of Pages 1040 Pages
Language (English)

Civil Engineering

This Fourth Edition of this highly successful book is a complete reference on analysis, design and economics of concrete bridges. Meant essentially for DESIGN ENGINEERS, it is very useful to the Contractors, their Clients and Field Engineers, it presents a practical and systematic methodology to enable quick and accurate design decisions. A step-by-step approach has been adopted throughout the text reflecting the order in which a practicing professional might proceed for designing a concrete bridge.
With its real-time Practising Professional (not Academic) approach to designing bridges, giving the shortest and optimal paths to design-decisions, and leading the Designer by the finger - as it were, this book is indispensable to all Design Engineers and to those aspiring to be part of this Profession.
About the Author

Dr. V. K. Raina, Professor Emeritus Bridges, previously SENIOR EXPERT and CONSULTANT to the UNITED NATIONS and the WORLD BANK in many countries for many years, also the TEAM LEADER of the UNITED NATIONS TEAM of EXPERTS in Saudi Arabia for the multi-billion Dollar extensive Roads-network Development and Maintenance program, Technical Advisor for the "40 Km long Bahrain - Qatar Sea-link Project" and to the Government of Bahrain, Director Technical with ITNL of the IL&FS Group, is Principal Advisor to I.C.T. Consulting Engineers, Operations Advisor and Independent Consultant in the fields of Design, Construction & Rehabilitation of Bridges, Contract Management and Construction Management.Dr. Raina Is a hard-core professional practitioner, and specializes in the in-house Capacity Development and Institutional Strengthening of senior engineers in various host-country Ministries. He has trained many a host-country senior engineers in the above fields of civil engineering through the aegis of the UNITED NATIONS and the WORLD BANK