GENERAL RECOMMENDATION FOR LOADING TESTS OF LOAD-BEARING STRUCTURES IN SITU

This provisional recommendation outlines the main principles of static load tests and long-term observations which must be conducted in-situ on monolithic or precast load bearing structures, on structural parts, on buildings or concrete, reinforced concrete, precast concrete civil engineering structures, whatever shape and whatever use. Additional guidelines are appended for loading tests of structures of special shape, use or aim. The objective of the tests is to obtain a practical knowledge of the real behaviour, bearing capacity, safety, deformation and failure of load bearing structures and their structural members. This recommendation was agreed upon at the meeting of the committee for in-situ structural tests (number 20 tbs) which was held in Liege, 1st to 3rd June 1975. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Springer Verlag

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    New York, NY  United States  10010
  • Authors:
    • SZOEKE, D
  • Publication Date: 1976-9-10

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  • Accession Number: 00173322
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Analytic
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM