WIT Press


Testing Of Fiberglass Composite Bridge Deck Panels

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/BT990631

Volume

23

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

939 kb

Author(s)

Issam Harik, P.Alagusundaramoorthy, Robin Siddiqui, Roberto Lopez-Anido, Steve Morton, Piyush Dutta and Bahram Shahrooz

Abstract

Experimental investigations are carried out on fiberglass composite bridge deck panels under a three-point bending test. A rectangular patch load, which represents the AASHTO standard HS25 truck wheel load, is applied at the center of each panel The breadth of all panels is 36 in. The depths of the panels are 8.5 in, 9 in, and 9.5in. The span lengths of the panels are 86 in, 120 in and 144 in. The in-plane deformat

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