HORIZONTALLY CURVED HIGHWAY BRIDGES-SMALL SCALE MODEL TESTS

THIS REPORT PRESENTS THE RESULTS OF SMALL SCALE, STATIC TESTING OF SIMPLY CURVED SECTIONS. THE SPECIMENS CONSIDERED WERE ROLLED SPECIMENS: "T" SECTIONS AND "I" SECTIONS; AND BUILT-UP "BRIDGE" MODELS; CONSISTING OF OPENED AND CLOSED, TWO AND FOUR GIRDER CROSS SECTIONS. THE SPECIMENS WERE SUBJECTED TO FLEXURAL AND TORSIONAL END MOMENTS AND THE CROSS SECTIONAL STRAINS AND ROTATIONS WERE RECORDED. THESE RESULTS WILL BE USED FOR COMPARISON WITH RESULTS FROM NUMERICAL ANALYSES BEING DEVELOPED AS PART OF PHASE 2.0 OF CURT. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

    Towne School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
    Philadelphia, PA  USA  19104
  • Authors:
    • Shore, S
    • Lepore, J A
  • Publication Date: 1972-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 155 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00208113
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Interim
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-7389
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1974 12:00AM