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Title: Reinforced Concrete Bridges-Working Stress Versus Ultimate Strength
Author(s): R.L. Nickerson
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 407-422
Keywords: box beams; bridge decks; bridge piers; bridges (structures); continuity (structural); costs; crack width and spacing; deflection; fatigue (materials); girders; live loads; moving loads; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steel; serviceability
Abstract:This paper is intended to serve as an introduction to the use of the Bureau of Public Roads "Strength and Serviceability Criteria-Reinforced Concrete Bridge Members-Ultimate Design" and to show briefly how the serviceability of a structure may be controlled by the use of these criteria.
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