Halvard E. Nystrom

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The application of fiber-reinforced polymer ~FRP! technology to bridges can provide performance enhancements at a time when there is a large and growing need to replace aging bridges in the United States. However, construction costs are significantly higher than with traditional methods, and it is not clear if this technology can become competitive in the(More)
The research program consists of a series of investigations in the field and in the laboratory. First, four short-span bridges are installed so as to outline the construction-related issues associated with the use of these materials. The bridges are located in a residential area of St. James, Missouri and each bridge utilizes FRP materials in a slightly(More)
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