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Title:Investigation of Cross Laminated Timber Bridge Decks as a Sustainable Solution for Repair of Deficient Rural Wood Bridges, Year 1
Principal Investigators:John W. van de Lindt
University:Colorado State University
Grant #:DTRT13-G-UTC38 (MAP21)
Project #:MPC-487
RH Display ID:15661
Keywords:bridge decks, laminated wood, rehabilitation (maintenance), rural areas, shear stress, structural connection, wooden bridges


The research objectives are: 1) Experimentally quantify the ability of flat plate connectors to transfer in-plane shear forces at full-scale and 2) Develop a design approach for connector placement and sizing based on the results of objective (1) and mechanics.

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