Composite Applications in Highway Bridges

by Joseph Plecnik, California State Univ, United States,
Waleed Azar, California State Univ, United States,
Bassem Kabbara, California State Univ, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Serviceability and Durability of Construction Materials

Abstract: This report presents a summary of a four year research effort titled, 'Transfer of Composite Technology to Design and Construction of Bridges'. Extensive analytical and experimental research was performed on fiber reinforced plastic cables and bridge decks. A description of those structural elements is presented.

Subject Headings: Composite bridges | Cable stayed bridges | Bridge decks | Highway bridges | Cables | Fiber reinforced polymer | Bridge design | Infrastructure construction

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