Text icon  TALAT Lecture 2701: Bridge Deck

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Description: This lecture illustrates the structural use of aluminium extrusions for the replacement of damaged concrete bridge decks as realized in a case in Sweden; it describes the technical and economic advantages of the chosen light-weight aluminium design. Basic knowledge of structural engineering and extrusion design; and some familiarity with TALAT lectures no. 1302, 1501, 2200, 2300 and 2400 is assumed.
Keywords: design • bridge deck • theory • experiment • economy
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Applications > Construction
Product Forms > Long > Section (rolled and extruded)
Other topics > Design
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Torsten Höglund, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 25 September 2009
Resource ID: 2181