Herman L.

Guillermety Associates
Consulting Engineers

Project: Bridge over Gurabo River ELASTOMERIC BEARINGS 14.4.1 Method A - Design Procedure for Steel Reinforced Bearings. 14.4.1.1 Compressive Stress Average compressive strees sc shall satify: sc, TL < GS/b sc, TL < 1,000 psi for steel reinforced bearings sc, TL < 800 psi for plain pads G, shear modulus of elastomer (psi) at 73oF (See Table 14.3.1) S, shape factor: LW / 2hri (L+W)) b, Modifying factor hri, Thickness of elastomer layer sc, P/A = average compressive stress on the bearing caused by dead and live load excluding impact (See Appendix A) Hardness = G= L= W= hri = No Layer = S= b= A= PDL = PLL = GS/b = 60 130 8 26 0.50 4 6.1 1 208 89.6 48.2 795 in2 kips kips psi Average compressive stress DL sc = 431 psi psi in in in 300

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DL + LL (excluding impact) sc = 663 psi OK

14.4.1.2 Compressive Deflection Dc , Instantaneous compressive deflection of bearing (in.) Dc = S ecihri S hri = eci = Dc = 2.00 3.2 0.0640 in % in 1.94 1.91 in in Limit of initial compressive Deflection 0.07hri = 0.035 per layer OK Creep 35% see Table 14.3.1 1 See Figure 14.4.1.2B eci , Intantaneous compressive strain in elastomer layer S hri = hrt , Total elastomer thickness in an elastomeric bearing (in.)

Initial thickness = Final thickness after creep =

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0075 0 OK OK 14.4.816 in 86. PDL / 5 = H = GADh/hrt = 17.4.6 Reinforcement Reinforcement resistance in pounds per linear inch at working stress in each direction shall not be less than: 1.ms_office 2 .5 in 1.5 Stability Total thickness of the bearing shall not exceed the smallest of: for reinforced bearings L/3 = W/3 = 14.x qTL. due to bearing deformation exceeds 1/5 of the compressive force P due to dead load alone.00 in OK 155700214.92 11. the bearing shall be secured against horizontal movement.1.63 OK Actual 0.5 Anchorage If the design shear force. H.Herman L.4 m Min thickness of Elastometer = 2 Ds = 1.00492 0.3 Shear Temperature Zone 15 o o F Temperature Rise hrt > 2Ds F 25 Temperature Fall o Thermal Coefficient = 0. Reinf.x < 2DC/L qTL.075 in Fa = f= 20000 1500 psi lb/in 2.700 hri = 14.z Allowable 2DC/L 0. Total thickness of bearing = 2.67 8.000006 per F Length (3 Span) = Ds = 14.4.z < 2DC/W Rotation qTL.400 hri 1.035 kips kips OK 850 lb/in Steel Plate Resistance tsteel = 0.700 hri for fabric for steel OK Min.xls.4 Rotation qTL. Resistance hri = 0.4.67 in in.1.01600 2DC/W 0. Guillermety Associates Consulting Engineers 14.1.1.

02344 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.75 0.010 0.47 9.4 29.846 9.846 9.137 10.02 1.004 -0.75 0.4 29.553 9.698 8.02344 0.488 7.75 0.90 1.993 10.02 1.13 t2 in 1.75 0. Slope 0.553 9.75 0.75 0.75 0.039 0.95 0.488 8.75 0.75 0.75 0.019 10.1 Slope 0.75 0.09 t1 in 0.06 0.005 -0.835 9.75 1 0.75 1 0.75 0.4 29.0313 -0.75 0.0156 -0.75 1 1/8 0.06 1.019 9.4 29.75 0.0469 -0.03906 0.13 1.016 PG Elevation 7.90 0.75 0.019 -0.835 8.048 .0313 -0.75 0.993 9.0156 -0.75 0.75 1 1/8 t1 in 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 7/8 7/8 t2 in 1 1/16 1 1/16 15/16 15/16 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 Slope Check 0.Keeper Plate Schedule (for zero rotation on bearing pad) Min.95 0.03906 0.005 0.47 8.4 29.4 29.033 -0.4 29.1 29.75 0.024 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.0469 Structure A1 P1 BACK P1 FWD P2 BACK P2 FWD P3 BACK P3 FWD P4 BACK P4 FWD P5 BACK P5 FWD P6 BACK P6 FWD P7 BACK P7 FWD P7 BACK P7 FWD A2 Span 29.137 10.

Appendix A From Simple (Page 4) Live Load Reactions Distribution factor Truck axle loads control / lane: Additional live load / beam Number of lanes Number of girders Total LL excluding Impact LL excluding Impact/beam Dead Loads Total dead load at left support DL / beam 627.246 k 89.03 48.098 0 3 7 337.15 kips k/beam kips kips .607 k/beam 1.157 97.