Effect of Thermal Loads on Bridge Structures KYSPR 10-408

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OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to instrument, on an multi-span bridge, the bottom horizontal surface at the base of the footing of the pier with five soil pressure cells and temperature gages, and instrument the vertical face of the footing and pier with three temperature gages each, and to continuously monitor the soil pressure and temperatures and compare the soil pressures with ones derived using the AASHTO code.
Effective start/end date7/1/116/30/12


  • KY Transportation Cabinet


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