THE OVERLOADING OF SIMPLE-SPAN BRIDGES

HEAVY VEHICLES CAUSE OVERLOADING OF HIGHWAY BRIDGES, AND RENDER THE DEFINITION OF APPROPRIATE CRITERIA FOR DESIGN LIVE LOADING DIFFICULT. DISCUSSED IN THIS REPORT ARE OVERLOAD FRACTIONS AND ASSOCIATED TERMS WHICH PROVIDE A LOGICAL FRAMEWORK FOR INVESTIGATING THE PROBLEMS PERTAINING TO OVERLOADING AND THE PROVISION OF LOGICAL DESIGN CRITERIA. OVERLOAD FRACTIONS ARE DEFINED IN TERMS OF MAXIMUM MOMENTS AND SHEARS. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 69 Pp, 42 FIG, 10 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ontario Department of Highways

    1201 Wilson Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario M3M 1J8,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Tamberg, K G
    • JUNG, F W
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00208184
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: CANADIAN GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1994 12:00AM