Vibration Of Simple-Span Highway Bridges

by John M. Briggs,
Herbert S. Suer,
Jacobus M. Louw,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1959, Vol. 124, Issue 1, Pg. 291-318

Document Type: Journal Paper


Development of analytical method by which magnitude and character of bridge vibration due to passage of heavy vehicles can be predicted; method of analysis based upon certain simplifying assumptions; accuracy of method investigated by comparison with laboratory tests on model bridges; tests of actual structures used to prove applicability of method to field conditions.

Subject Headings: Highway bridges | Bridge tests | Vibration | Span bridges | Bridge-vehicle interaction | Model accuracy | Vehicles | Comparative studies

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