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Assessment implications from tests on a model concrete beam and slab bridge

Albert F. Daly

Assessment implications from tests on a model concrete beam and slab bridge

by Albert F. Daly

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Published by Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Structures Group, Bridges Division in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Albert F. Daly and David W. Cullington.
SeriesResearch report / Transport and Road Research Laboratory -- 309, Research report (Transport and Road Research Laboratory) -- 309.
ContributionsCullington, David W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13965026M

Title: Durability Assessment of Concrete Bridge Slab Rehabilitated by Joint-Elimination Method Author(s): J.-J. Park and J.-H. Cheung Publication: Symposium Paper Volume: Issue: Appears on pages(s): Keywords: displacement; durability; expansion joints; slab; supports Date: 8/1/ Abstract: Expansion joints in bridge slabs are designed to absorb horizontal displacement due to the.   Flexural Testing Singularly Reinforced Concrete Beam.

  Beam and Slab Bridge Design Beam and Slab Bridge Design Catjacob (Civil/Environmental) However, the current problem is a beam and slab that concrete is poured on the top of the prestressed beams to form a “slab”. Thus, the section properties of the structure at “transfer” and “service” are different. 2 Description of the bridges. Five, simply supported, concrete slab-on-steel girder bridges owned by the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) were tested during the summer of Bridge No. in Steuben, Maine; Bridge No. in Waltham, Maine; Bridge No. in Pembroke, Maine; Bridge No. in Windham, Maine; and Bridge No. in Buckfield, Maine.

Concrete Beam Bridges Next to the slab bridge, the beam bridge is perhaps the simplest possible way to span an opening. Like the slab bridge, the beam bridge has the distinction of being a very ancient bridge design (Glidden ). Roman bridges are best known for their graceful masonry arches, but it . a continuous slab bridge on Route across the Little River, approximately miles south of Route in Louisa County, Virginia. The bridge is a three-span continuous reinforced concrete slab bridge with a 15ß skew. The end spans are both 40 ft and the center span is 50 ft in length.


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Assessment implications from tests on a model concrete beam and slab bridge by Albert F. Daly Download PDF EPUB FB2

ASSESSMENT IMPLICATIONS FROM TESTS ON A MODEL CONCRETE BEAM AND SLAB BRIDGE ABSTRACT A half-scale model bridge deck has been tested to collapse in the TRRL Structures Laboratory. It consisted of eight precast prestressed beams with an in-situ concrete slab.

Get this from a library. Assessment implications from tests on a model concrete beam and slab bridge. [Albert F Daly; D W Cullington; Transport and Road Research Laboratory.]. A half-scale model bridge deck has been tested to collapse in the TRRL Structures Laboratory.

It consisted of eight precast prestressed beams with an in-situ concrete slab. The design conformed to BS Part 4 and contained no arbitrary reserves to strength.

Assessment implications from tests on a model concrete beam and slab bridge By A.F. Daly, D.W Cullington and Crowthorne (United Kingdom).

Bridges Div Transport and Road Research Lab. Assessment of concrete bridges: models and tests for refined capacity estimates. Optimising the strategy for repairing, upgrading and replacing bridges in the European Union, and elsewhere, is becoming increasingly important due to ageing of the bridge stock, continuously increasing load requirements and budgetary limitations.

A one-fifth model reinforced-concrete beam-slab bridge deck was tested to destruction, and the vibrational response to ambient excitation was measured at different stages of cracking and spalling.

Observations showed that the neutral axis remained close to the lower flange of the T-beam throughout the loading range. Reinforced concrete (RC) slabs are among the most critical parts of the load-carrying capacity of such structures as bridges and parking decks.

Previous research indicated that the assessment methods used in current practice largely underestimates d the load-carrying capacity. Manager, Bridge Evaluation and Assessment, Bridge Section, RTA Vijay Kodakalla, B.E (Civil), M.E (Struct), Grad Dip IT, MIE Aust.

Project Engineer, Bridge Evaluation and Assessment, Bridge Section, RTA ABSTRACT There are over reinforced concrete slab bridges under the jurisdiction of the Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales (RTA).

For the assessment of reinforced concrete slab bridges in the Netherlands, the shear stress resulting from the dead loads and live loads is determined in a spreadsheet or from a finite element model.

The use of diagnostic load tests for the determination of the transverse flexural distribution has been reported in Florida, Delaware and Ohio on concrete slab bridges, in Australia on girder bridges, in Texas on reinforced concrete pan girder bridges, in Pennsylvania on concrete T-beam bridges, and in Poland on prestressed concrete bridges.

Assessment of a concrete arch bridge using static and dynamic load tests89 under the test load. Then, the cubic smoothing spline is completely defined for the selected initial data.

In the third step, the sums of the squares of the difference between the measured and calculated slope values using the defined cubic spline function is minimized. For cast-in-place, reinforced concrete (RC) beams experiencing severe deterioration (25% deterioration), it was determined that an increase of % in the TLM live load factor for ACI and ACI Ch.

27 would ensure that the post-load testing reliability was. In the Netherlands, a number of existing reinforced concrete slab bridges have been proof loaded, and one bridge has been tested to collapse. Bridges with and without material damage were tested.

Tests on cantilever bridge deck slabs 4 Test set-up 5 Load cases 5 Previous master theses 7 3 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 8 FE modeling and analysis of the slab 9 Element type 9 Interaction between concrete and reinforcement 9 Material models 10 Boundary condition 10 Mesh sizes Viaduct Zijlweg is a reinforced concrete, solid slab bridge with four continuous spans under a skew angle of degrees.

The span lengths are m for the end spans and m for the central spans. An overview of the geometry of viaduct Zijlweg is given in Fig. The total width of the cross-section is m, whereas the width of the. identically each semester.

All composite beam tests were conducted on an A, Gr. 50, W10 × 17 with a solid concrete slab and a single row of headed shear studs. In each test, the beam is loaded to failure with load and deflection recorded.

In nearly all cases it has been observed that the. Reinforced Concrete Beam Concepts Interview Questions. CivilDigital brings you series of frequently asked and discussed multiple choice and interview questions for the benefit of every civil engineering student or job seeker for Interview & Exam Preparation.

This part concentrates on Interview Questions on general interview questions for structural engineers on the topic Reinforced Concrete. Laboratory tests on a model reinforced-concrete beam-slab bridge deck were briefly described in the first part of this two-part paper.

These results and some theoretical studies were used to support the possibility that the measurement of the fundamental modal frequency might be used to assess both the structural condition and load-carrying capacity of a bridge.

of steel, concrete or wood. Beam bridge spans rarely exceed feet (76 m) long, as the flexural stresses increase proportional to the square of the length (and deflection increases proportional to the 4th power of the length).

However, the main span of the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, a box girder bridge. The development of a new technique for the proportioning of prestressed concrete beams [microform] / Bar Shear strength of some year-old prestressed beams without links / by D.W.

Cullington and S.J. Raggett; Assessment implications from tests on a model concrete beam and slab bridge / by Albert F Daly and David. Based on that, an example of application will follow.

The presented example of load tests is an evaluation of newly built reinforced concrete slab bridge. The bridge is a seven-span continuous structure with spans length of ++++++ m [++++++ in]. Types of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Reinforced Slab Bridges Beam and Slab Bridges For short spans, a solid reinforced concrete slab, generally cast in-situ rather than precast, is the simplest designUp to about 25m span, such voided slabs are more economical than prestressed slabs.The Assessment Of Short-Span Concrete Slab Bridge Decks.

Although these may seem somewhat unexciting structures, and would also appear to be very simple to assess, short-span concrete slab bridges have in fact created significant problems in the current bridge assessment programme.

Statistics from Northern Ireland serve to highlight this point.