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Evaluation of steel bridges

Evaluation of steel bridges

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Published by Iowa Department of Transportation, Iowa Highway Research Board in [Ames, IA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges, Iron and steel -- Iowa -- Evaluation,
  • Fiber optics,
  • Secondary roads,
  • Structural tests,
  • Fracture tests

  • About the Edition

    This report is divided into two volumes. Volume I summarizes a structural health monitoring (SHM) system that was developed for the Iowa DOT to remotely and continuously monitor fatigue critical bridges (FCB) to aid in the detection of crack formation. The developed FCB SHM system enables bridge owners to remotely monitor FCB for gradual or sudden damage formation. The SHM system utilizes fiber bragg grating (FBG) fiber optic sensors (FOSs) to measure strains at critical locations. The strain-based SHM system is trained with measured performance data to identify typical bridge response when subjected to ambient traffic loads, and the knowledge is used to evaluate newly collected data. At specified intervals, the SHM system autonomously generates evaluation reports that summarize the current behavior of the bridge. The evaluation reports are collected and distributed to the bridge owner for interpretation and decision making. This volume (Volume II) summarizes the development and demonstration of an autonomous, continuous SHM system that can be used to monitor typical girder bridges. The developed SHM system can be grouped into two main categories: an office component and a field component. The office component is a structural analysis software program that can be used to generate thresholds which are used for identifying isolated events. The field component includes hardware and field monitoring software which performs data processing and evaluation. The hardware system consists of sensors, data acquisition equipment, and a communication system backbone. The field monitoring software has been developed such that, once started, it will operate autonomously with minimal user interaction. In general, the SHM system features two key uses. First, the system can be integrated into an active bridge management system that tracks usage and structural changes. Second, the system helps owners to identify damage and deterioration.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Terry J. Wipf ...[et al.].
    ContributionsWipf, T. J., Iowa. Dept. of Transportation., Iowa. Highway Research Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTG315 .E93 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17108211M
    LC Control Number2008377902

    Starting with a study of the evolution in the design of steel bridges and lessons learnt from some landmark bridge failures, the book discusses basic topics, such as design philosophies, characteristics of steel and loads, before dealing with the various structural arrangements commonly used in modern steel bridges and their selection strategies. Mistry: High Performance Steel For Highway Bridges Published by ECI Digital Archives, Figure 1: CVN Transition Curve 8. STEEL SPECIFICATIONS High performance Steel is a quenched and tempered plate product available in thickness to 4 inches for use in bridges. It conforms to ASTM A/AM specification requirements.

    The book contains several chapters explaining important aspects of fabrication and erection, including methodologies for erection of common steel bridges. Durability, protection against corrosion and post-construction maintenance are discussed in by: 2.   Strong, Flexible & Beautiful: The Benefits of Steel Bridge Construction Jun. 9, Bridge Masters Bridge Design, Bridges and Utilities According to the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, there are more than , bridges in the United States.

    - Bridge type, behaviour and appearance David Bennett, David Bennett Associates History of bridge development Bridge form Behaviour - Loads and load distribution Mike Ryall, University of Surrey Brief history of loading specifications Current code specification Load distribution concepts Influence lines - Analysis Professor R Narayanan, Consulting Engineer Simple beam /5(3). Evaluation, repair and rehabilitation of bridges are increasingly important topics in the effort to deal with the deteriorating infrastructure. For example, in the United States about 40 percent of the nation's , bridges are classified, according to the Federal Highway Administra­ tion's (FHW A) criteria, as deficient and in need of.


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