Effect of Floor Systems on Pony Truss Bridges

by R.M. Barnoff,
W.G. Mooney,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 25-47

Document Type: Journal Paper


Analytical method for determining buckling load of top chords of single span pony truss bridges has been developed by E.C.HOLT, Jr based on testing of 10 model bridges; results of complementary study of effect of floor-system participation on top-chord stresses in pony truss bridges; analytical method calculates resulting increase in top-chord stresses.

Subject Headings: Stress analysis | Bridge tests | Span bridges | Floors | Trusses | Truss bridges | Load tests | Buckling

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