Tests of a prestressed concrete bridge incorporating transverse mild-steel connectors.
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Published by Cement and Concrete Association in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bridges, Concrete -- Models,
  • Prestressed concrete -- Testing

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Edition Notes

SeriesResearch report (Cement and Concrete Association) -- 16
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTG340 B43
The Physical Object
Pagination42p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17292577M

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K. Lau, I. Lasa, in Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures, Abstract. Prestressed concrete is a viable building system for bridges, offering engineers and owners flexibility in bridge design and public use. Despite its advantages and general good use, documented corrosion durability problems continue to illustrate difficulties in bridge applications. PDF | The bridge is a three-span continuous steel plate girder structure with a concrete deck slab that is longitudinally prestressed for full composite | . Concrete structures are normally reinforced with steel tendons. In marine or chemical environment steel has its limitations. Replacing steel with FRP reinforcement has been practiced for many years but using basalt fiber reinforcement polymer tendons (BFRP) as a structural material is rather new. THEORETICAL ANALYSIS OF LOAD DISTRIBUTION IN PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BOX-BEAM BRIDGES by Daryolish Motarjemi David A. VanHorn This work was conducted as part of the project Lateral Dis­ tribution of Load for Bridges Constructed,with Prestressed Concrete Box-Beams, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Highways, the U. S. Bureau of Public .

MPa). The bridge was air cured. The specified concrete compressive strength for the prestressed concrete in the bridge was psi ( MPa) at the time of post-tensioning and psi ( MPa) at 28 days. The mea sured concrete cylinder strengths were and psi ( and MPa) at post-tensioningtime and at 28 days, respectively. pie span, multibeam bridge consisted of 13 precast, prestressed concrete box beams 36 in. wide x 27 in. deep x 56 ft long ( x mm x m) (see Figs. 2 and 3). Four beams were severely deteriorated and had to be de molished in-place. Several of the re maining beams were saved for later testing. Previous papers2 discussed the. Prestressed concrete decks are commonly used for bridges with spans between 25m and m and provide economic, durable and aesthetic solutions in most situations where bridges are needed. Concrete remains the most common material for bridge construction around the world, and prestressed concrete is frequently the material of choice. Extensively illustrated throughout, this invaluable book brings together all aspects of designing prestressed concrete bridge decks . See the individual sections of this chapter for the strand diameter for the prestressed concrete member to be used. Strands for prestressed concrete members shall be distributed uniformly across the width of the member in a 2” x 2” grid pattern for strands up to .

Among several types of bridges, prestressed concrete bridges are being widely used all over the world due to their superior overall performance. More than 60% of bridges among over bridges in the Australian road network are prestressed concrete bridges. The performance of these prestressed structures is governed by theFile Size: 7MB. Transverse Design of Adjacent Precast Prestressed Concrete Box Girder Bridges 96 Ahmed EI-Remaily Research Assistant University of Nebraska-Lincoln Omaha, Nebraska Maher K. Tadros, Ph.D., P.E. Cheryl Prewett Professor of Civil Engineering University of Nebraska-Lincoln Omaha, Nebraska Takashi Yamane Chief Engineer Kyokuto Corporation. The transverse diaphragms are made continuous across the entire width of the bridge using grouted full-depth shear keys and post-tensioning tendons. Source: Figure PCI Bridge Design Manual Steering Committee, Precast Prestressed Concrete Bridge Design Manual (Chicago, IL: PCI, ). Extensively illustrated throughout, this invaluable book brings together all aspects of designing prestressed concrete bridge decks into one comprehensive volume. Commonly used for bridges with spans between 25m and m, prestressed concrete bridges provide economic, durable and aesthetic solutions in most by: 2.