SKEW AND ELEVATED SUPPORT EFFECTS ON CURVED BRIDGES

A STUDY OF 288 CURVED BRIDGE SYSTEMS HAVING VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF SPAN LENGTH, RADIUS OF CURVATURE, NUMBER OF GIRDERS, AND SUPPORT ORIENTATIONS HAS BEEN CONDUCTED. THE RESULTS OF THIS INVESTIGATION ARE PRESENTED IN NON-DIMENSIONALIZED FORM, GIVING THE RATIO OF MAXIMUM GIRDER FORCES AND DEFLECTIONS FOUND IN THE SKEWED OR ELEVATED BRIDGES TO THE RADIALLY SUPPORTED BRIDGES. A HYPOTHETICAL DESIGN APPLICATION IS PRESENTED. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Maryland, College Park

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    College Park, MD  United States  20742

    Maryland Department of Transportation

    State Highway Administration, 707 N Calvert Street
    Baltimore, MD  United States  21202
  • Authors:
    • Funkhouser, D W
    • Heins, C P
  • Publication Date: 1972-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 103 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 46

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00208056
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1973 12:00AM