MODEL STUDY OF HORIZONTALLY CURVED BOX GIRDER

This paper describes an experimental study of a single span horizontally curved plexiglass box-girder beam with diaphragms and flange overhangs. Static loads were applied at midspan to cause a complex pattern of membrane and bending stresses with the effects of diaphragms clearly evident. Experimental results in typical cases are shown graphically and compared to the results of a special purpose finite element program developed especially for curved box analysis. Good agreement between experimental and analytical results were obtained.

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  • Pagination: 12 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00139296
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASCE #12151 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1976 12:00AM