MEASUREMENTS OF STRAIN ON THE 2ND WESER BRIDGE AT HAMLIN TO DETERMINE SHRINKAGE AND CREEP. PART 2

DEHNUNGSMESSUNGEN AN DER 2. WESERBRUECKE HAMELN ZUR ERMITTLUNG VON SCHWINDEN UND KRIECHEN. 2. TEIL

MEASUREMENTS OF SHRINKAGE AND CREEP UNDERTAKEN DURING THE CONSTRUCTION AND AFTER COMPLETION OF THE BRIDGE (DESCRIBED IN IRRD RESEARCH PROJECTS 700708 AND 701265) ARE TO BE CONTINUED FOR A FURTHER PERIOD OF TWO YEARS. THE OBJECT IS TO ARRIVE AT A BASIS FOR A LONG TERM PROGRAMME FOR STUDYING THE SHRINKAGE AND CREEP BEHAVIOUR OF BONDED STRUCTURES.