Continuity in Precast Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges

by O. Abdalla, Univ of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan,
J. A. Ramirez, Univ of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan,
R. H. Lee, Univ of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII


An experimental study conducted to evaluate the behavior of pretensioned bridge members made continuous with a cast-in-place concrete slab and diaphragm is summarized. In this study, the experimental results are compared with two analytical approaches and their predicted level of continuity effects.

Subject Headings: Concrete bridges | Precast concrete | Girder bridges | Concrete beams | Prestressing | Prestressed concrete | Concrete slabs | Continuous bridges

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