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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Ultimate Strength of Reinforced Concrete Grid and Slab Bridges
Author(s): S.U. Pillai and S.D. Lash
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 361-384
Keywords: beams (structural); bridge decks; bridges (structures); concrete slabs; continuity (structural); deflection; flexural strength; limit design method (structural); linear programming; minimization; moments; optimization; plastic analysis (structural)
Abstract:A method based on plastic theory and including torsional resistance is described for estimating the ultimate load of medium-span reinforced concrete grid and slab bridges.
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