Vibration measurements on a modern steel bridge

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TypeArticle
Journal titleEngineering Journal
ISSN0013-8010
Volume49
Issue9
Pages1519; # of pages: 5
Subjectgirder bridges; vibrations; traffic loads; bituminous concrete; Bridges; Roads/Pavement; Traffic noise; pont poutre; vibration (onde); charge de trafic; beton hydrocarbone
AbstractRecords of vibrations induced by traffic on the new MacDonald-Cartier Bridge, crossing the Ottawa River joining the cities of Ottawa and Hull, were obtained before the final road surface was in place. The measurements showed that, apart from the point of impact of moving vehicles, the vibrational stresses induced in the bridge were probably no greater than 250 psi. When the final bituminous surface was in place the cause of the impacts was eliminated and the vibrations due to road traffic were significantly reduced.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierDBR-RP-294
NRC numberNRCC 9263
NRC-IRC-2131
NPARC number20374674
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Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2017-06-29
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