Principle of Elasticity for Expansion Joints

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Title: Principle of Elasticity for Expansion Joints

Author(s): W. Koster

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 94

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 675-712

Keywords: control joints; damping; dynamic loads; edge beams; expansion; elastic properties; fatigue (materials); impact strength; loads (forces); research; resonant frequency; stresses; Structural Research

Date: 7/1/1987

Abstract:
The stresses of expansion joints under dynamic aspects are examined. The analysis of dynamic stresses differs explicitly from the customary static examination. A static analysis cannot describe the dynamic actions involved and thus cannot supply a basis f