Determination of minimum height and lateral design load for MASH test level 4 bridge rails

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"This research had the objectives of determining the minimum rail height and lateral design impact load for MASH test level 4 bridge rails. Using parametric finite element analysis and subsequent crash testing, the researchers determined the minimum recommended rail height for MASH TL-4 impact conditions to be 36 inches. Later Design impact for MASH TL-4 test conditions was determined to be 80 kips."

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x, 56 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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Bligh, Roger P.; Menges, Wanda L. & Sheikh, Nauman Mansoor October 2011.

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    Publisher Info: Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A & M University System
    Place of Publication: College Station, Texas

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  • Main Title: Determination of minimum height and lateral design load for MASH test level 4 bridge rails
  • Added Title: Roadside safety device crash testing program
  • Series Title: Research report (Austin, Tex.)

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"This research had the objectives of determining the minimum rail height and lateral design impact load for MASH test level 4 bridge rails. Using parametric finite element analysis and subsequent crash testing, the researchers determined the minimum recommended rail height for MASH TL-4 impact conditions to be 36 inches. Later Design impact for MASH TL-4 test conditions was determined to be 80 kips."

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x, 56 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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"October 2010. Published: November 2011."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 37).

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Bligh, Roger P.; Menges, Wanda L. & Sheikh, Nauman Mansoor. Determination of minimum height and lateral design load for MASH test level 4 bridge rails, report, October 2011; College Station, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth326629/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.