Seismic Performance of an I-Girder to Inverted-Tee Bent Cap Connection Seismic Performance of an I-Girder to Inverted-Tee Bent Cap Connection

Research Project

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Seismic Performance of an I-Girder to Inverted-Tee Bent Cap Connection

Researcher(s)

Principal investigators: Sri Sritharan, 515-294-5238, sri@iastate.edu (project list)
CCEE, Iowa State University

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Project status

Completed

Start date: 02/15/08
End date: 01/31/11

Publications

Report: May 2015, Seismic Performance of an I-Girder to Inverted-Tee Bent Cap Connection NA (*pdf)

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Sponsor(s)/partner(s)

Sponsor(s): California Department of Transportation

About the research

Abstract:

The goal of this project is to understand the true seismic behavior of the cap-to-girder connection as currently used and to mitigate the potential seismic hazard associated with these bridges.

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