Accession Number : AD0738844

Title :   Bridges and Equipment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.

Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date : 23 FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The report describes a method for evaluation of bridge operational and functional performance characteristics. It identifies supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required. It provides procedures for site selection, assembly, disassembly, launching, retrieving, static load, dynamic load, mobility, and anchorage system tests. It is applicable to highway, railway, floating, mobile, panel, and suspension type bridges for vehicular and foot traffic. It includes accessory equipment inherent to the bridge mission. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BRIDGES, *TEST METHODS), PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), TEST FACILITIES, SITE SELECTION, MOBILITY, LOADS(FORCES), ANCHORS(STRUCTURAL), MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, ARMY OPERATIONS

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE