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Title: Use of High Strength Reinforcing Steel in Bridges
Author(s): E. L. Hardeman
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 457-466
Keywords: bridge, design, high strength steel, research
Abstract:Describes the experimental continuous concrete girder bridge built in Hill County, Tex., in which high strength reinforcing steel was used. A brief description of the installation of electric strain gages, instrumentation, and test procedures is presented. Features of the structural analysis and a comparison of the ultimate strength design with the elastic design are given. Deflections and crack formations are discussed.
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