STP1100: Strength Evaluations of Bridges

    Tharmabala, T
    Evaluation engineer, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, Downsview, Ontario

    Pages: 17    Published: Jan 1990


    Abstract

    This paper describes the various characteristics of a bridge structure to be considered in the strength evaluation of a bridge structure. A brief summary of load test results on various types of bridge structures are given. Some examples of bridge failures are described. Strength evaluations of bridges are described by selected example cases.

    Keywords:

    bridges, strength evaluation, load test, load posting, rehabilitation


    Paper ID: STP14541S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D04.32

    DOI: 10.1520/STP14541S


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