DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF HIGHWAY BRIDGES TO MOVING LOADS

THE BEHAVIOR OF BEAM AND SLAB HIGHWAY BRIDGES, UNDER THE ACTION OF MOVING LOADS, IS STUDIED BY MEANS OF THE ORTHOTROPIC PLATE THEORY. THE MOVING LOAD IS IDEALISED AS A MASS-SPRING SYSTEM. THE EQUATIONS OF MOTION FOR THE PROBLEM ARE SOLVED NUMERICALLY BY THE RUNGE-KUTTA-NYSTROM METHOD. THE RESULTS ARE PRESENTED IN THE FORM OF AMPLIFICATION SPECTRA AND HISTORY CURVES. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering

    ETH-Honggerberg, Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse 15
    Zurich 8093,   Switzerland  CH-8093
  • Authors:
    • Sundara, RAJA IYENGAR KT
    • Jagadish, K S
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00210145
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 1973 12:00AM