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Welded repair of cracks in steel bridge members

E. N. Gregory

Welded repair of cracks in steel bridge members

by E. N. Gregory

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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
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    Subjects:
  • Bridges, Iron and steel -- Maintenance and repair,
  • Welding,
  • Bridges -- Welded joints

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.N. Gregory, G. Slater, and C.C. Woodley.
    SeriesNational Cooperative Highway Research Program report,, 321, Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program) ;, 321.
    ContributionsSlater, G., Woodley, C. C., American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE7 .N25 no. 321, TG380 .N25 no. 321
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2221691M
    ISBN 100309046181
    LC Control Number89051237

    NONDESTRUCTIVE METHODS OF FATIGUE CRACK DETECTION IN STEEL BRIDGE MEMBERS. This summary of the state-of-the-art in nondestructive inspection methods, evaluates their reliability and adaptability for the detection of fatigue cracks in welded highway ://?id= The cracks seem to be generated by local stresses, due to differences in the deflections of main girders with sway bracing members and the deformation of reinforced concrete floor slabs. To retrofit fatigue-damaged bridge members, the causes of crack occurrence and the extent of its damage must be investigated, to find a repair method that can ?id=

      require repair or reinforcement to prolong their life. After the repair or reinforcement of a steel bridge, it is essential to confirm the reduction in the severity of the stress distribution around the defect portion. In this paper, the authors focus on the repair techniques for the members of steel bridge with fatigue cracks and   Although these fatigue cracks have become quite familiar to the bridge owners and engineers, efficient repair measures have yet been developed because of the complexity and variation of the problems. Distortion-Induced Fatigue Cracks in the Web Gap Area For welded steel plate girders constructed prior to the late ’s, a common practice was to avoid transverse welds on the tension  › 百度文库 › 语言/资格考试.

      bettor understanding of bridge fatigue behavior and to substantial changes in fatigue pro­ Ylsion of bridge design specifications. This booklet has been prepared as a to the general problem of bridge falJ~ue and to a is! the designer with the selection and design of bridge details that offer superior falJ~ue ://   The first edition of the Bridge Welding Code, published in , provided for the qualification of welding procedures by test to assure that welds have the strength, ductility, and toughness necessary for use in redundant structures. Nonredun-dant fracture critical bridge members were not provided for in the first edition of the ://


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Welded repair of cracks in steel bridge members by E. N. Gregory Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gregory, E.N. Welded repair of cracks in steel bridge members. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Research has been completed and the final report published as NCHRP Report"Welded Repair of Cracks in Steel Bridge Members." The report is presented in the form of a manual of recommended practice for repair welding and includes criteria for welder qualification and specific repair procedures depending on the type and location of ://?ProjectID=   welded repair and then presents a case study where welding was successfully used to repair cracks in welded thru-plate and deck-plate girder spans.

REPAIRS The most common reasons for repairs are corrosion, cracking, strengthening and retrofitting. This paper focuses on repairs of cracked members but many of the items discussed are applicable Specimens of rib-to-deck welds and diaphragm-to-rib welds in steel bridge decks were tested to crack under cyclic load.

The cracks were repaired by rewelding. After the rewelding, other treatments were considered, including polishing, heat treatment, and strengthening (ASCE)CF   TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Extending Bridge Service Life Through Field Welded Repairs and Retrofits documents practices associated with field welded repairs on existing steel bridges used by bridge :// Manual for Repair and Retrofit of Fatigue Cracks in Steel Bridges .pdf) (March, ) Engineering Design, Fabrication and Erection of Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems .pdf) (June, ) Manual for Orthotropic Deck Bridges .pdf) (February, ) Guide for Heat-Straightening of Damaged Steel Bridge Members .pdf) (09/16/) High Fatigue Cracking in Welded Steel Bridges JOHN W.

FISHER AND CRAIG C. MENZEMER A number of localized failures have developed in welded steel bridge components because of fatigue crack propagation, which in some instances has led to brittle fracture.

Increases in the number of trucks and allowable weights has led to a rapid accu­   Suggested Citation:"7 Fatigue and Fracture of Steel Structures."National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Design Guide for Bridges for Service gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: /   Repair of Bridge Structural Steel Elements Manual Page 1 Introduction Structural steel bridge elements may be damaged by overload, high and/or wide load impacts, vehicle collision, fire, or structural vandalism. If damage to a bridge is left unrepaired, the condition of the components may further deteriorate resulting in a It is likely mild steel, and from the picture it looks like the existing welds were produced with MIG.

To repair the crack using MIG, you'll first need to bevel the crack about 3/4 the thickness of the bracket, a bit beyond the end of the crack, and remove any paint from both sides of the part around the ://?qid= Table 1 lists some of the first welded bridges per some selected countries, with the indication of their location, year of construction, maximum span length (in case of multiple spans), main traffic type, structural type, current condition and if some sort of cracks have been reported.

Bridges a) to e) represent several cases of all-welded trial railway bridges: a) and b) were the first welded E.

Gregory has written: 'Welded repair of cracks in steel bridge members' -- subject(s): Bridges, Iron and steel Bridges, Maintenance and repair, Welded joints, Welding Asked in Dodge Stratus   i a tm /afjpam t echnical m anual headquarters no. departments of the army a ir f orce joint p amphlet and the air force n o.

w ashington, dc, 6 december bridge inspection, maintenance, and repair paragraph page c hapter 1. introduction section i. general information pdf. Secondary members such as diaphragms and bracing elements are susceptible to cause secondary bending caused by out of plane effects, namely web distortions which can accelerate fatigue cracks.

These cracks are located typically where a floor beam is attached to a connection plate welded to the web of a girder. Under the passage of traffic, We report a Web database in which fatigue-related steel bridge repair cases have been summarized.

Since the database is based on the PukiWiki system, which is a Wiki-type content management arrangement, any user can participate in creating and modifying database files, much as is commonly done in ://    Cracks Cracking of any bridge component is potentially serious and needs to be thoroughly investigated.

Cracks in steel bridge members can be caused by metal fatigue, embrittlement, impact damage or manufacturing defects such as rolling flaws, and can extend with time. Structural cracks are most likely to have started at obvious stress Carbon-fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP)-overlay elements were developed with the purpose of enhancing the fatigue performance of welded connections in steel bridge girders.

Fatigue tests of seven specimens, including four CFRP-strengthened specimens and three control specimens, were performed to quantify the effect of the CFRP overlays on the (ASCE)CC Keywords: Orthotropic steel bridge deck Rib-to-deck welded joints Fatigue failure mode Equivalent structural stress Mater S-N curve Weld penetration ratio A B S T R A C T Rib-to-deck welded joints   Fatigue performance of repair welds Barbara Ann Kelly Lehigh University S-Ncurve comparing the two types of steel for the repair welds IX.

Figure Figure Figure Figure Figure Figure Figure S-Ncurve showing the fatigue data for the cracks which appeared atthetop ofthe weld-accesshole ://?article=&context=etd.

Specification of Steel and Filler Metal • Fracture Mechanics Summary Defining Terms References Further Reading Introduction This chapter provides an overview of aspects of fatigue and fracture that are relevant to design or assessment of structural components made of concrete, steel, and aluminum.

This chapter is Engineering HandBook/pdf. It was quite common for bridge engineers to employ welded cover- plates to reinforce steel girder flanges in regions of high moment demand as recently as 40 years ://  THREE CASE HISTORIES OF CRACKING PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH STEEL BRIDGE FLOOR BEAMS--T hhsD TIC IThis document ha' been approved ELECTE i,tri utio4 is unlimitecL U 1 92 L JUL 15~ II By W.

H. Walker M. D. Holbrook and P A. Cassity A Report on a Research Project Sponsored by the STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION and theE. N. Gregory has written: 'Welded repair of cracks in steel bridge members' -- subject(s): Bridges, Iron and steel Bridges, Maintenance and repair, Welded joints, Welding Asked in Authors, Poets