In this paper we develop a mathematical model for the analysis of the dynamic response of a bridge structure as it interacts with moving vehicles. The vehicles are modeled both for fixed axle distances (e.g. Cooper Loadings) and for variable axle distances (e.g. multi-vehicles). We then generate an algorithm to solve the resulting equations of motion. Results obtained using our theoretical model are shown to compare very well with measured field data.
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Ginsberg, J.H., Genin, J. & Ting, E.C. Parametric study of the interaction of bridges and moving vehicles. Appl. Sci. Res. 32, 355–370 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00385844
- Mathematical Model
- Theoretical Model
- Dynamic Response
- Field Data
- Parametric Study