SHEAR CONNECTOR STUDIES ON CURVED GIRDERS

A SERIES OF DESIGN EQUATIONS ARE PRESENTED ALONG WITH A FAILURE CRITERION WHICH WILL PERMIT THE DESIGN OF MECHANICAL SHEAR CONNECTORS FOR CURVED COMPOSITE GIRDERS. THE DESIGN PROCEDURE IS APPLICABLE TO SINGLE SPAN GIRDERS ONLY. THE PROCEDURE IS A SIMPLIFIED, ULTIMATE LOAD DESIGN TECHNIQUE REQUIRING A TRIAL AND ERROR APPROACH. ALTHOUGH THE DESIGN EQUATIONS ARE INTENDED FOR BRIDGE STRUCTURES, OTHER APPLICATIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract AW-72-85-46
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Maryland, College Park

    Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
    College Park, MD  USA  20742
  • Authors:
    • Colville, J
  • Publication Date: 1972-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 86 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00216004
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1974 12:00AM