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Collision Loads on Bridge Piers: Phase 2. Report of Guidelines for Designing Bridge Piers and Abutments for Vehicle Collisions

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"An instrumented, simulated bridge pier was constructed, and two full-scale collisions with an 80,000-lb van-type tractor-trailer were performed on it. The trailer was ballasted with bags of sand on pallets. The simulated pier was 36 inches in diameter and was supported in the longitudinal direction by two load cells. Force-versus-time data were obtained from the load cells."

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Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: March 2011
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Texas State Publications
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: College Station, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 2011
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From March 2007 to August 2010
Description:

"An instrumented, simulated bridge pier was constructed, and two full-scale collisions with an 80,000-lb van-type tractor-trailer were performed on it. The trailer was ballasted with bags of sand on pallets. The simulated pier was 36 inches in diameter and was supported in the longitudinal direction by two load cells. Force-versus-time data were obtained from the load cells."

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"August 2010. Resubmitted: December 2010. Published: March 2011."

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Includes bibliographical references.

Physical Description:

x, 87 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

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Keyword(s): bridge piers | abutments | vehicle collisions | load resistance factor design | LRFD | heavy trucks | single-unit trucks | bridge design
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Alternate Title: Guidelines for designing bridge piers and abutments for vehicle collisions
Series Title: Technical report (Texas Transportation Institute)
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Texas State Publications
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: txca-0168
  • OCLC: 714847104 |
  • TXDOC: T1311.7 R311 NO.9-4973-2
  • REP-NO: 9-4973-2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth303536
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text
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