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Higher Order Bridge Assessment in Australia
This report documents the options and methodologies available to conduct higher order assessments of existing bridges which are encouraged by but not currently defined by the new AS 5100.7. This was achieved by investigating the current…
Webinar: Geopolymer Concrete and its Applications
This webinar, presented on 1 May 2018, outlines the findings of an Austroads geopolymer concrete project and a current update of the use, monitoring and specification of geopolymer concrete by VicRoads over the past nine years. The webinar was…
Implementation of a Nationally Consistent Framework for the Assessment of Bridges in Australia
This report extends on the work previously conducted by Austroads in investigating the development and implementation of a national automated bridge assessment framework. The work outlines the ongoing validation works and recommends a set of…
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 1: Introduction and Bridge Performance
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 1 provides general information about bridge design and construction. Topics covered in this Part include factors affecting bridge performance, their relationship to bridge design standards, and the evolution of…
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 5: Structural Drafting
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 5 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…
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 4: Design Procurement and Concept Design
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 4 provides guidance about effectively specifying and scoping contractual requirements for bridge design parameters, particularly for design/construct and similar contracts for bridge procurement. This guidance is…
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 8: Hydraulic Design of Waterway Structures
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 8 provides a guideline for issues related to the waterway design of bridges. It covers various topics such as design flood standards and estimation methods, general considerations in waterway design and design…
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 7: Maintenance and Management of Existing Bridges
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 7 discusses the structural management of existing bridges in practical technical terms. It documents practices relevant to forward works programming, inspection, recording, reporting, evaluation of bridge condition…
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 2: Materials
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 2 covers all aspects of the common building materials available to the engineer including concrete, masonry, metallic and non-metallic materials and timber. This Part discusses material characteristics, their…
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 6: Bridge Construction
To ensure that bridges are properly constructed in accordance with the design drawings and specifications, engineers need to be well-informed on all aspects of their design and construction, including awareness of the problems that may arise and the…