MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 117, 2017RSP 2017 – XXVI R-S-P Seminar 2017 Theoretical Foundation of Civil Engineering
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||24 July 2017|
Monitoring of temperature gradient development of highway concrete bridge
University of Zilina, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Structures and Bridges, Univerzitna 2, 01026 Zilina, Slovakia
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Thermal effect is one of very important from the large bridge design procedure point of view. Especially vertical temperature gradient is being crucial. There were realized some research works of the thermal effects monitoring on the concrete bridges in the world. More of them were performed in the USA but only a few at European bridges. The short overview of our long-term monitoring of the temperature load on chosen concrete bridge is presented in this paper. We decided to analyse one concrete box girder bridge that was built by incremental launching method on highway D1 at Slovakia near Zilina city. Recorded temperature gradient was compared with thermal gradients for the concrete box girder bridge recommended by EC 1991-1-5 design specifications.
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