Comparison of Live Loads Used in Highway Bridge Design in North America With Those Used in Western Europe

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Title: Comparison of Live Loads Used in Highway Bridge Design in North America With Those Used in Western Europe

Author(s): Alfio Seni

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 26

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-34

Keywords: bending moments; bridge decks; bridges (structures); girder bridges; girders; highway bridges; moving loads; standards; structural design

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
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.