FINAL REPORT FOR RESEARCH PROJECT 58-4, WELDED PLATE GIRDERS

THIS REPORT SUMMARIZES THE OBJECTIVES, RESEARCH PROGRAMS, FINDINGS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RESULTS FROM STUDIES IN THE AREA OF WELDED PLATE GIRDERS. THE STATIC LOAD-CARRYING CAPACITY AND FATIGUE STRENGTH OF WELDED PLATE GIRDERS WERE STUDIED THROUGH ANALYSIS AND TESTING. IMPORTANT RESULTS WITH REGARD TO THE STRENGTH AND BEHAVIOR OF THE FLANGES, WEB, STIFFENERS AND THE COMPLETE GIRDER ARE LISTED IN THE REPORT. DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION STATEMENTS ARE PRESENTED. ALSO INCLUDED ARE SOME RECOMMENDED FUTURE STUDIES. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract PROJECT 58-4
  • Corporate Authors:

    Lehigh University

    Bethlehem, PA  USA  18015
  • Authors:
    • Yen, B T
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 50 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00208098
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rept
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 11 1974 12:00AM