Title: Comparison of Live Loads Used in Highway Bridge Design in North America With Those Used in Western Europe
Author(s): Alfio Seni
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 1-34
Keywords: bending moments; bridge decks; bridges (structures); girder bridges; girders; highway bridges; moving loads; standards; structural design
The author first discusses the advantages resulting from having all Live Load Specifications approved and enacted by a State Adminstration, prior to their publications. . .In conclusion, the author suggests that North American specifications for Highway Bridge Loadings should be revised.