SEISMIC RETROFIT MEASURES FOR HIGHWAY BRIDGES. VOLUME 1--EARTHQUAKE AND STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

This first volume of a two-volume report contains material that may be used by practicing engineers to decide whether a given bridge needs retrofitting when subjected to a probable earthquake motion and if it does, what type of retrofit measure to employ. It includes: a brief introduction to the earthquake phenomenon as it pertains to loadings on structures, a method for deciding whether or not a given bridge warrants being retrofitted material on basic structural dynamics, and a description of the simplified method of analysis (IITRI Method).

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Implementation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Robinson, R R
    • Longinow, A
    • Chu, K H
  • Publication Date: 1979-4

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 145 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00300750
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-TS-79-216
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-8847
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 7 1979 12:00AM