Maximum dynamic stress on bridges traversed by moving loads

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Title: Maximum dynamic stress on bridges traversed by moving loads
Authors: Cantero, Daniel
González, Arturo
O'Brien, Eugene J.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2553
Date: Jun-2009
Abstract: Most current research on dynamic effects due to traffic load on simply supported bridges focuses on the mid-span section of the bridge, since this location corresponds to the worst static bending moment. However, the maximum total moment allowing for dynamics, may differ considerably from the maximum moment at mid-span. This paper shows how the maximum can occur in a section relatively far from mid-span with a significant difference in magnitude.
Funding Details: Other funder
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Institution of Civil Engineers/Thomas Telford Publishing
Copyright (published version): 2010 Thomas Telford Publishing Ltd
Keywords: Bridge;Dynamic;Stress analysis
Subject LCSH: Bridges--Live loads
DOI: 10.1680/bren.2009.162.2.75
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Critical Infrastructure Group Research Collection
Civil Engineering Research Collection

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