Bridge Redundancy: Effects of Bracing

by Conrad P. Heins, (M.ASCE),
Cheng K. Hou,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 6, Pg. 1364-1367

Document Type: Journal Paper


It is therefore the purpose of this paper to examine the effect of such bracing on the load distribution of a two-girder and multigirder system when a crack develops in one of the girders.

Subject Headings: Bridges | Bracing | Load distribution | Girders | Load factors | Cracking

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