Title: Factors Influencing the Longitudinal Movement of a Concrete Bridge System with Special Reference to Deck Contraction
Author(s): Joseph Zederbaum
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 75-96
Keywords: bridge bearings; bridge decks; bridge piers; bridges (structures); contraction; creep (materials); loads (forces); precast concrete; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; shrinkage; stiffness; structural analysis
A systematic approach to the evaluation of all factors influencing the longitudinal movement of a concrete bridge system, with special reference to deck contraction is presented.