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

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Buth, Eugene; Brackin, Michael S.; Williams, William F. & Fry, Gary T. March 2011.

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  • Main Title: Collision Loads on Bridge Piers: Phase 2. Report of Guidelines for Designing Bridge Piers and Abutments for Vehicle Collisions
  • Alternate Title: Guidelines for designing bridge piers and abutments for vehicle collisions
  • Series Title: Technical report (Texas Transportation Institute)

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

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

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Buth, Eugene; Brackin, Michael S.; Williams, William F. & Fry, Gary T. Collision Loads on Bridge Piers: Phase 2. Report of Guidelines for Designing Bridge Piers and Abutments for Vehicle Collisions, report, March 2011; College Station, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth303536/: accessed August 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.