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Testing and Strengthening Bridge Connections
TREC Project Briefs
  • Christopher Higgins, Oregon State University
  • Peter Dusicka, Portland State University
  • Michael Scott, Oregon State University
Document Type
Report
Publication Date
1-1-2014
Subjects
  • Gusset plates -- Testing,
  • Bolted joints -- Testing,
  • Bridges -- Design and construction
Abstract
Researchers evaluate and improve the strength of gusset plate connections, essential pieces in bridge design that can fail due to buckling.
Description

This is a summary of TREC research project 2010-361, 2011-420, which can be found online at http://nitc.trec.pdx.edu/research/project/361

The final report associated with this project can be found at http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16930

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16932
Citation Information
Higgins, Christopher, Peter Dusicka, and Michael Scott. Testing and Strengthening Bridge Connections. 2010-361, 2011-420. Portland, OR: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), 2014.