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Title: Continuous Prestressed Concrete Girders With Keyed Scarf Connections
Author(s): Alfred G. Bishara and Mostafa H. Mahmoud
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 569-577
Keywords: Bridges (structures), continuous beams,
cracking (fracturing), creep, girders, precast
concrete, prestressed concrete, structural
Abstract:Beams, composed of joined near inflection trio of points precast prestressed segments, by key ed scarf connections, tested to failure. Prestressed keys, epoxy-sand mortar cushioning, and high tension bolts used in specially designed scraft connections. Beam behaved in all respects as monolithic prestressed continuous beam.
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