Vehicle Loads and Highway Bridge Design

by S. Mitchell,
G.F. Borrmann,


Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-21


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Consideration of realistic loading and logical safety factors to be applied to all loads and forces acting on structure; facts and ideas relating to choice of reasonably correct live loading and its application to bridge design; bridge spans designed in accordance with current specifications studied with particular reference to their overload capacities.



Subject Headings: Highway and road design | Highway bridges | Load factors | Bridge design | Live loads | Bridge-vehicle interaction | Structural safety | Wood structures

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