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Volume 310, 20204th International Scientific Conference Structural and Physical Aspects of Construction Engineering (SPACE 2019)
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|Published online||05 March 2020|
Cogwheel loading as a moving test load for bridges – analysis and laboratory experiments
ITAM CAS, Prosecká 76, 190 00 Praha 9, Czech Republic
2 Department of Architecture, Tamkang University, New Taipei City, Taiwan 25137
3 School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, 400044 China
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
A moving impulse load generated by a heavy cogwheel can be used as a testing excitation for bridges. This novel type of dynamic load acts along the entire driving path, its intensity is adjustable, and it can be very efficient in the case of resonance. Verification tests were performed on a model under laboratory conditions and compared to numerical simulation. The results are extensively discussed.
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