The Eight International Conference "Bridges in Danube Basin"

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Economic Composite Constructions for Bridges: Construction Methods Implementing Composite Dowel Strips

  • Günter SeidlAffiliated with Email author 
  • , Mislav StambukAffiliated with
  • , Wojciech LorencAffiliated with
  • , Tomasz KołakowskiAffiliated with
  • , Edward PetzekAffiliated with

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Composite dowel strips find a wide application in bridges. They are easy to manufacture and the transmission of shear forces of the composite action is long lasting and robust. Beside the innovative composite action new construction methods for composite bridges are established. The article summarizes already executed bridge structures implementing composite dowel strips due to construction details and economic aspects.

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