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Title:Mechanical Bar Splices for Accelerated Bridge Construction of Columns
Principal Investigators:Mostafa Tazarv and Nadim Wehbe
University:South Dakota State University
Status:Active
Year:2016
Project #:MPC-511
RiP #:01601169
Keywords:bridge construction, bridge design, columns, compressive strength, couplers, performance, splicing, stiffness, tensile strength
 

Abstract

The research objectives are to 1) Obtain properties and investigate the performance of mechanical bar splices; 2) Perform an extensive tensile testing of all mechanical bar splice types available in the US; and 3) Generate a comprehensive database for mechanical bar splices and recommend reliable coupler for ABC column connections

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