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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Author(s):
Marjolaine Pfaffinger, Martin Mensinger 
Title:
Optimization of Sealing Plates for Hanger Connections at Tied Arch Bridges 
Absract (alternative):
Railway bridges are a central component of the rail network in Germany and all over the world. These bridges, particularly in the case of large spans, are often designed as tied arch bridges with flat steel hangers. There are several variations for the connection between these hangers and the main support elements (bows or stiffening girders), whereas the most common connection type is an intersection between the hanger extension and a partition plate located inside the main support element. In...    »
 
Keywords:
Tied arch bridges; hanger connections; sealing plates; fatigue; finite element simulation, welding 
Book / Congress title:
IABSE 
Year:
2017