TORSIONAL PROPERTIES OF COMPOSITE STEEL BRIDGE MEMBERS

THE REQUIRED EQUATIONS ARE DESCRIBED FOR DETERMINING THE TORSIONAL PROPERTIES OF INDIVIDUAL COMPOSITE GIRDERS, AND THE APPLICATION OF THESE EQUATIONS IN THE FORM OF TABULAR DATA OF TYPICAL GIRDER PROPERTIES. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TORSIONAL AND BENDING PROPERTIES IS EXAMINED, AND APPROXIMATE DESIGN EQUATIONS DEVELOPED. IN DEVELOPING ALL OF THE TORSIONAL PROPERTIES IT IS ASSUMED THAT THE SECTION IS THIN WALLED AND THE WARPING SHEARING STRESS DEFORMATIONS CAN BE NEGLECTED. THE TABLES DEVELOPED INCLUDE ONLY ROLLED GIRDERS WITH COVER PLATES AND WELDED GIRDERS. EXAMPLES ARE INCLUDED WHICH SHOW HOW THE EQUATIONS AND TABLES CAN BE USED. A LISTING OF THE COMPUTER PROGRAM USED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TABLES IS INCLUDED IN THE APPENDIX. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Aw-70-85-46, HPR-1 (5)
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Maryland, College Park

    Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
    College Park, MD  USA  20742

    Maryland Department of Transportation

    2323 West Joppa Road
    Brooklandville, MD  USA  21022

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Kuo, J T
    • Heins, C P
  • Publication Date: 1970-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00207971
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1970 12:00AM