LOADING HISTORY SPAN #10 YELLOW MILL POND BRIDGE I-95, BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT

ON THE BASIS OF CURRENT POPULAR METHODS OF FATIGUE ANALYSIS, WHICH TEND TO NEGLECT STRESS RANGES BELOW 3 KSI, FATIGUE FAILURE OF THE BEAMS TESTED WOULD BE CONSIDERED A REMOTE POSSIBILITY FOR THE NEAR FUTURE. THE NUMEROUS LOWLEVEL STRESS RANGES INDUCED BY LIVE LOADING, ALTHOUGH THEIR EFFECT ON THE INTEGRITY OF COVER-PLATED BEAMS IS UNKNOWN, COULD PERHAPS DRASTICALLY SHORTEN THE SERVICE LIVES OF THESE MEMBERS. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • PROJ NO HPR 175-332
  • Corporate Authors:

    Connecticut Department of Transportation

    Bureau of Highways, 24 Wolcott Hill Road, P.O. Drawer A
    Wethersfield, CT  United States  06109
  • Authors:
    • Bowers, D G
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 53 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00209869
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: May 7 1973 12:00AM