Influence of Pavement on Fatigue Performance of Urban Steel Box Girder Deck
College of Civil Engineering, Central South University Changsha 410075 China
Based on spatial finite element analysis method, the Influence of pavement on fatigue performance of orthotropic steel deck was analyzed in terms of pavement system, asphalt pavement stiffness. The result shows that compared with asphalt pavement system, RPC pavement system can not only obviously improve the stress condition of steel bridge deck, but also significantly extend the fatigue life of steel bridge panel; Increasing the stiffness of pavement layer can obviously reduce the stress amplitude of fatigue details, especially for direct contact with the pavement.
Key words: Orthotropic plate / Pavement / Fatigue life / Stress amplitude
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