RESPONSE OF TIMBER BRIDGES UNDER TRAIN LOADING

@article{Uppal1988RESPONSEOT,
  title={RESPONSE OF TIMBER BRIDGES UNDER TRAIN LOADING},
  author={A. Shakoor Uppal and Sami H. Rizkalla},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  year={1988}
}
Timber bridges are still commonly used by several North American railroads. For short spans, they offer attractive alternatives to other types of bridges because they are more economical, faster to construct, and easy to maintain. Current design practices do not allow independent consideration of the effects of dynamic loads in sizing bridge components. The main objective of this paper is to describe the experimental work conducted to study the behavior of timber bridge spans under the passage… 

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