Title: Design Yield Moment of Continuous Concrete Deck Slabs Under Vehicular Loading
Author(s): Shu-T'ien Li and Rex V. Blackwell
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 343-360
Keywords: bridge decks; bridges (structures); concrete slabs; continuity (structural); dead loads; dynamic loads; highway bridges; impact strength; limit design method (structural); moments; moving loads; reinforced concrete; structural analysis; structural design
To develop a heretofore unexplored frontier in concrete deck slab analysis under vehicular loading, this work presents yield mechanisms and formulations for simultaneous positive and negative ultimate moments in high-bridge continuous concrete deck slabs.