Improved Analytical Techniques for Historic Covered Bridges-Phase II

Develop techniques that were developed in Phase I to a broader set of covered bridge types that included but are not limited to a town lattice configuration and provide recommendations for improving the analysis of historic covered timber bridges, specifically the intersection and interconnection of lattice members, impact of classic arch behavior, behavior and interaction of bolster beams, and floor systems.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $69989.00
    • Contract Numbers:


      ISU proposal 127557

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Forest Service/Forest Products Laboratory

      One Gifford Pinchot Avenue
      Madison, WI  United States 
    • Performing Organizations:

      Iowa State University, Ames

      Institute for Transportation Studies
      2711 S. Loop Drive, Suite 4700, Program for Sustainable Pavement Engineering and Research (PROSPER)
      Ames, IA  United States  50010-8864

      Iowa State University, Ames

      National Center for Wood Transportation Structures
      2711 S Loop Drive
      Ames, IA  United States  50010
    • Principal Investigators:

      Phares, Brent

    • Start Date: 20140714
    • Expected Completion Date: 20170630
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: RiP Project 39003

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01552187
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Iowa State University, Ames
    • Contract Numbers: 14-JV-11111133-084, ISU proposal 127557
    • Files: RIP
    • Created Date: Jan 31 2015 1:00AM