Nondestructive Load Testing and Comparison of Approaches for Bridge Load Rating Using ASD, LFD, and LRFD Methods.

Iplikcioglu, Merve.

Abstract: The Powder Mill Bridge in Barre, Massachusetts (Vernon Avenue over Ware River, Bridge No. B-02-012 was instrumented during construction and diagnostic load tests were performed. Bridge load ratings were calculated using the Allowable Stress Design, Load Factor Design, and Load and Resistance Factor Design methods with four different approaches. Initially, the rating factors of the Powder... read more

Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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