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Damage mechanism and control for bridges in earthquake

  1. In the seismic design of long-span bridges, the classic bi-linear model was used to simulate the frictional restoring force of the rubber bearings. However, in actual earthquake, the rubber bearing suffered fl...

    Authors: Man Liao, Bin Wu, Xianzhi Zeng and Kailai Deng

    Citation: Advances in Bridge Engineering 2021 2:19

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  2. The box girder of the Miaoziping Bridge, a three-span prestressed concrete continuous rigid-frame bridge, suffered a serious crack in its box section’s web near the 1/6 to 1/2 length of the side span and the m...

    Authors: Lei Tong, Rongxia Wang and Dongsheng Wang

    Citation: Advances in Bridge Engineering 2021 2:17

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  3. Skew bridges with seat-type abutments are frequently unseated in earthquakes due to large transverse displacements at their acute corners. It is believed these large displacements are due to in-plane rotation ...

    Authors: Suiwen Wu, Junfeng Jia, Chiyu Jiao, Junfei Huang and Jianzhong Li

    Citation: Advances in Bridge Engineering 2021 2:22

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  4. The objective of this paper is to expediently expose the seismic performance pertinent to demand and capacity of general long-span suspension bridges crossing active faults. Firstly three dimensional finite el...

    Authors: Hongyu Jia, Kang Jia, Caizhi Sun, Yanqiang Li, Chao Zhang and Shixiong Zheng

    Citation: Advances in Bridge Engineering 2021 2:16

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  5. This paper proposes a novel twin-column pier with a steel shear link (SSL) installed in the cap beam to reduce seismic damage in the transverse direction. The SSL interrupts the rigid cap beam and relieves the...

    Authors: Weiting Chen, Xuemeng Bai, Tengfei Xu, Shanshan Ke, Kailai Deng and Haiqing Xie

    Citation: Advances in Bridge Engineering 2021 2:11

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  6. Simply-supported bridges are vulnerable to surface fault rupture as evidenced by several fault-crossing bridges in the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake. To investigate the seismic collapse mechanism of simply-supported...

    Authors: Yuanzheng Lin, Zhouhong Zong, Jin Lin, Yale Li and Yiyan Chen

    Citation: Advances in Bridge Engineering 2021 2:8

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  7. Economical laminated elastomeric bearings are well-adopted options for load transmission components of bridges from superstructure to substructure. In most cases, the design of such elastomeric bearings primar...

    Authors: Nailiang Xiang, Yoshiaki Goto, M. Shahria Alam and Jianzhong Li

    Citation: Advances in Bridge Engineering 2021 2:14

    Content type: review

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