Work in groups composed of
3 members only
your solutions on short bond paper and submit your papers in a folder.
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This seatwork/homework is to be submitted next week and is equivalent to one quiz.
CONCRETE T-Beam BRIDGE DESIGNPROBLEM STATEMENT
Design a reinforced concrete T-beam bridge for a 44-ft-wide roadway and three-spans of 35 ft
35 ft with a skew of 30° as shown in Figure 1. Use the concrete deck of Figures 2 and 3previously designed for an HL-93 live load, a bituminous overlay, and a 8-ft spacing of girders.Use fc
= 4.5 ksi, fy = 60 ksi, and follow the outline of AASHTO (2004) LRFD Bridge Specifications,Section 5, Appendix A5.3.
FIGURE 1: T-beam bridge design example: (a) elevation, (b) plan, and (c) section.FIGURE 2: Traditional design of interior deck spans.