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The present report focuses first on the factors that led to the choice of the scaling factor from the prototype to the mock-up of the bridge. Secondly, the dimensions and material properties are presented, and the detailing of the flexural and shear reinforcement of the pier shaft is explained in detail, with particular emphasis on the overlapping lengths. Lastly, the application of vertical and shear loads at the top of the pier is presented, along with anchoring system to fix the base of the pier to the strong floor of the laboratory.

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Authors: TAUCER F, ISIS, JRC-Ispra (IT);PINTO A V, ISIS, JRC-Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 19053 EN (2000), 39pp.
Availability: Available free of charge by Documentation service DG Research: Fax +32 2 29 58220
Record Number: 200011890 / Last updated on: 2000-03-31
Original language: en
Available languages: en