Inspection of Flexible Filler Tendons

The objective of this research project is to evaluate existing and new methods and research that has been completed for tendon inspection and determine the applicability and practicality for flexible filled tendons. The methods evaluated will include visual inspections and basic to more complex nondestructive evaluation techniques. Overall, this research will determine implementable tools for the inspection of bridges with flexible filled tendons.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $300000
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      605 Suwannee Street
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Managing Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      Research Center
      605 Suwannee Street MS-30
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      Padilla, Felix

    • Performing Organizations:

      Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

      600 S. Clyde Morris Boulevard
      Daytona Beach, Fl  United States  32114
    • Principal Investigators:

      Brown, Jeff

    • Start Date: 20200310
    • Expected Completion Date: 20231214
    • Actual Completion Date: 20240212

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01734787
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: BE932
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Mar 24 2020 3:16PM