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


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: Highway bridges | Composite bridges | Infrastructure construction | Bridge decks | Cable stayed bridges | Fiber reinforced composites | Fiber reinforced polymer | Cables

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