SUBSTRUCTURE INFLUENCE ON DYNAMIC STRESS RESPONSE OF SUPERSTRUCTURES IN COMPOSITE BRIDGES- AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

THE VIRGINIA COUNCIL OF HIGHWAY INVESTIGATION AND RESEARCH HAS CONDUCTED A STUDY OF THE DYNAMIC STRESS RESPONSE AND VIBRATION CHARACTERISTICS OF TWO HIGHWAY BRIDGES WITH SIMPLY SUPPORTED COMPOSITE SPANS. A TEST VEHICLE, SIMULATING AN H20 -S16-44 STANDARD LOADING, MADE RUNS ON THE BRIDGES. BOTH BRIDGES HAD IDENTICAL 66-FT 5-IN. SPANS, BUT ONE HAD HIGHER AND LESS STIFF PIERS THAN THE OTHER. COMPARISON OF THE DATA INDICATES THAT THE STIFFNESS OF THE SUBSTRUCTURE HAS AN INFLUENCE ON THE RESPONSE OF THE SUPERSTRUCTURE TO DYNAMIC LOADING. /AUTHOR/

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 31-40
  • Monograph Title: Bridges and structures
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  • Accession Number: 00207714
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Apr 1 1994 12:00AM