3-D Dynamic Analysis of the Brent-Spence Through-Truss Bridge

by I. E. Harik, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, United States,
D. L. Allen, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, United States,
R. L. Street, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, United States,
M. Guo, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, United States,
R. C. Graves, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, United States,
J. Harison, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, United States,
M. J. Gawry, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII

Abstract:

A three dimensional finite element model is developed for the free vibration analysis of main bridge. The model was calibrated by comparing the free vibration analysis results with ambient vibration properties from field testing. The calibrated model will be used for seismic response analysis.



Subject Headings: Three-dimensional analysis | Dynamic analysis | Dynamic structural analysis | Trusses | Bridge tests | Finite element method | Calibration | Bridge design

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