Highway Bridge Impact Studies using A Simple Load Model
Chan, Tommy H.T. (1993) Highway Bridge Impact Studies using A Simple Load Model. In 4th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering & Construction, Seoul, Korea.
This paper suggests a simple load model in which each axle load consists of a constant load plus a sinusoidally varying component. Field tests have been carried out to measure the impact fraction, I, for Six Mile Creek bridge, an 11.28 m span composite steel and concrete girder bridge. The field data have been used to calibrate the simple load model. This model has been used to predict upper bound values of I for bridges of varying span, with this dynamic component set at 4, 6, and 10%. The resulting values are larger than those that have been commonly used, particularly for shorter spans.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1993 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||05 Mar 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:56|
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