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Editorial Bridge Structures, Vol. 3, Nos. 3 – 4, September – December 2007, 147 – 148 Over the last few years, remarkable technological advances have been achieved in bridge engineering technology. These cover a wide spectrum of issues, ranging from design, maintenance, and rehabilitation methodologies to material and monitoring innovations. Within an international framework of exchanging the state-of-the-art in the field of bridge engineering, the Fourth New York City Bridge Conference was held on August 27 – 28, 2007. This issue of Bridge Structures contains a select number of papers that were presented at the conference. These papers are valuable contributions to the body of knowledge in bridge engineering technology. Twin I-girder structural systems are often encountered in practice on pedestrian bridges, railroad bridges, and temporary conditions during multi-girder bridge erection and demolition. This issue leads off with a paper by Kozy and Tunstall on the ‘‘Stability analysis and bracing for system buckling in twin I-girder bridges’’. The current paper is based on an in-depth stability analysis and bracing design conducted on a twin I-girder pedestrian bridge recently constructed in the state of Minnesota, USA. The authors demonstrate that the strength of non-composite twin-girder systems without lateral bracing can http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bridge Structures iospress

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Publisher
IOS Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by IOS Press, Inc
ISSN
1573-2487
eISSN
1744-8999
DOI
10.1080/15732480701567981
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Abstract

Bridge Structures, Vol. 3, Nos. 3 – 4, September – December 2007, 147 – 148 Over the last few years, remarkable technological advances have been achieved in bridge engineering technology. These cover a wide spectrum of issues, ranging from design, maintenance, and rehabilitation methodologies to material and monitoring innovations. Within an international framework of exchanging the state-of-the-art in the field of bridge engineering, the Fourth New York City Bridge Conference was held on August 27 – 28, 2007. This issue of Bridge Structures contains a select number of papers that were presented at the conference. These papers are valuable contributions to the body of knowledge in bridge engineering technology. Twin I-girder structural systems are often encountered in practice on pedestrian bridges, railroad bridges, and temporary conditions during multi-girder bridge erection and demolition. This issue leads off with a paper by Kozy and Tunstall on the ‘‘Stability analysis and bracing for system buckling in twin I-girder bridges’’. The current paper is based on an in-depth stability analysis and bracing design conducted on a twin I-girder pedestrian bridge recently constructed in the state of Minnesota, USA. The authors demonstrate that the strength of non-composite twin-girder systems without lateral bracing can

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Bridge Structuresiospress

Published: Jan 1, 2007

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