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Bearing design spread sheet based on AASHTO 16th Edition 1197 Interim (Method A) AASHTO LRFD by ARP visit

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Elastomeric Bridge Bearing Design


Design spreadsheet based on AASHTO 16th Edition 1197 Interim (Method A) AASHTO LRFD Bearing type ( P - Plain R - reinforced Bearing type (F - Fixed, E - expansion ) Dead Load rotation. Dead Load ( unfactored) Live Load W/O impact (unfactored) Bearing design load Horizontal movement - long Shear modulus Load application parallel to bearing plain Inner layer thickness Cover layer thickness DESIGN CHECK Number of inner layers Total elastomer thickness DESIGN CHECK DESIGN CHECK Bearing length Bearing width Bearing area Shape factor ( Inner layers) Shape factor ( Cover layers) Average compressive stress Allowable compressive stress DESIGN CHECK Modifier constant Compression modulus ( Inner layer ) Compression modulus ( Cover layer ) Compressive strain ( Inner layer ) Compressive strain ( Cover layer ) Instantaneous deflection Allowable rotation DESIGN CHECK Average compressive stress (LL only) Allowable fatigue stress Shim steel grade Shim thickness DESIGN CHECK Total bearing height DESIGN CHECK CUSTOMER PROJECT M/s. Client Ref: Project . OK (Shim thickness)

R E DL LL P

FoS Radian [Slope of girder at the bearing] kips. kips. Kips. [ LL + DL ] ksi [AASHTO table 14.6.5.2-1] kips. kN 233.33 in. [ Arbitrary design value >= 0.40 in ] in. [ Arbitrary design value <= 0.7*hri ] % OK kN 1750 kN 990 kN 3288

1.2

s
G
Fxy

hri hrc
n

hrt 2s
ra L W A Si Sc

s all
Amin k Eci Ecc

ci cc c
All req

L
Fsr ts
ts min

T L/3

0.002 393.4 223 739 1.18 0.120 52.455 0.787402 0.23622 30.00 3 2.834646 2.362 7.78 31.49606 27.55906 868.0017 9.333 31.111 0.85158 1.12000 856 0.6 37.992 418.4933 0.019 0.002 0.044925 0.008554 0.007 0.256406 24 33 0.19685 0.06096 3.62205 10.49869

in. [ sum of range of movements from all sources]

hrc<= 70% of hri

Nos. [Arbitrary design value] in. (2hrc + n*hri)>= 2 Delta s OK OK hrt>= 2*Delta s ra=< 8

in. [Arbitrary design value] In.[Arbitrary design value] in. [ L* W] [ Si= LW/(2hri(L+W)) ] [ Sc = LW/(2hrc(L+W)) ] ksi. [

s= P/A ]

s <all 0.985789 Amin=<A

OK

ksi. [1.0*GS] OK [ AASHTO table 14.3.1 ] ksi. [ Eci = 3G(1+(2kSi)) ] ksi. [ 3G(1+(2kSc)) ] [ P/(A*Eci) ] [ P/(A*Ecc) ]

in.[c=chr][BOPP max=0.2in. in deck joint location] Radians [ All = OK kips. [ LL/A] kips. [AASHTO tab.10.3.1A category A over 200000 cycles] kips [1997 interim AASHTO Divi II,C18.4.1.1.2] in. [Arbitrary design value] BOPP min=11gage = 1/8" In. Meets AASHTO equations 14.6.5.3.7-1&2, & BOPP in. [Including shims] OK Qty. .25/1/XXXX T<=L/3

s/(0.5GS(L/hrt)]
Theta All>= Theta req.

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Bearing design spread sheet based on AASHTO 16th Edition 1197 Interim (Method A) AASHTO LRFD by ARP visit www.pretread.com or email pretread@eim.ae for more information.

Elastomeric Bridge Bearing Design


Design spreadsheet based on AASHTO 16th Edition 1197 Interim (Method A) AASHTO LRFD

Inputs required for Bridge Bearing design: 1. DL Dead Load - by client 2. LL Live Load by client 3. Rotation in radians by client 4. FoS Factor of Safety by client 5. Horizontal movement by client 6. Load for above horizontal movement - by client 7. Available space determining bearing Length by client 8. Available space determining bearing Width - by client 9. Available space determining bearing Height by client 10. MS Shim thickness by bearing manufacturer 11. Internal Elastomer Layer thickness by bearing manufacturer 12. Cover layer thickness by bearing manufacturer 13. Value of Elastomer Shear Modulus. by client 14. Elastomer Hardness (Duro) by client Results available from ARP Spread Sheet 1. Inner layer thickness 2. Cover layer thickness 3. MS Shim thickness 4. Compression modulus ( Inner layer ) 5. Compression modulus (Cover layer ) 6. Compressive strain (Inner layer ) 7. Compressive strain (Cover layer ) 8. Instantaneous deflection 9. Allowable rotation 10. Average compressive stress 11. Allowable fatigue stress 12. Shape factor (Cover layers) 13. Shape factor (Inner layers) 14. Bearing stability against size. 15. Value of- P Total load.

Bearing design spread sheet based on AASHTO 16th Edition 1197 Interim (Method A) AASHTO LRFD by ARP visit www.pretread.com or email pretread@eim.ae for more information.

Check lists as results OK NO NA confirming to AASHTO LRFD requirements. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Cover layer thickness Total Elastomer thickness Cover layer /inner layer ratio Average compressive stress Allowable compressive stress Load against bearing area Allowable rotation against required MS Shim thickness against required. Bearing stability against size.