The bridge is assumed to satisfy the AASHTO LFD code for beams at 8 ft spacings. According to Nowak (1993), such a design would require a minimum moment resistance of 2622 kip-ft. This nominal resistance is associated with a bias equalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Probabilistic mechanics & structural reliability|
|Author||:||Dan M. Frangopol, Mircea Grigoriu, American Society of Civil Engineers. Engineering Mechanics Division, American Society of Civil Engineers. Structural Division|
|Publisher||:||American Society of Civil Engineers - 1996|