Year 2019, Volume 3, Issue 4, Pages 206 - 217 2019-10-01

FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS

İlker Fatih Kara [1] , Ashraf F. Ashour [2] , Cahit Bilim [3]

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The main aim of this study is to investigate the behaviour of hybrid FRP-concrete decks. The hybrid FRP-concrete bridge systems consisting of different FRP cell units available on the market such as trapezoidal, triangular, honeycomb, rectangular with alternating diagonal, half-depth trapezoidal, hexagonal and arch cell units were computationally compared and examined using the finite element (FE) analysis to decide the most appropriate FRP composite deck for bridge systems. Design criteria such as the deflections were considered in selecting the most effective unit system. Different FRP bridge deck panels were analysed under static loading representing the standard European truck wheel. The finite element analysis of bridge deck systems was performed using a general purpose finite element analysis package ABAQUS, and the behaviour of these systems was then be compared in terms of stiffness and strength criteria. The results showed that Delta, Super and ASSET hybrid decks are stiffer than other deck systems.  The results from FEA approach also indicated that the layer of concrete on the top surface of bridge deck reduces the vertical displacement of FRP bridge systems approximately 60%.
FRP composites; Concrete; Bridge Decks; Hybrid design; Finite element analysis
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-5663-1595
Author: İlker Fatih Kara
Institution: MERSİN ÜNİVERSİTESİ, MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ, İNŞAAT MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-4800-6060
Author: Ashraf F. Ashour
Institution: University of Bradford
Country: United Kingdom


Orcid: 0000-0002-0975-1391
Author: Cahit Bilim (Primary Author)
Institution: MERSİN ÜNİVERSİTESİ, MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ, İNŞAAT MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: October 1, 2019

Bibtex @research article { tuje554075, journal = {Turkish Journal of Engineering}, issn = {}, eissn = {2587-1366}, address = {Murat YAKAR}, year = {2019}, volume = {3}, pages = {206 - 217}, doi = {10.31127/tuje.554075}, title = {FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS}, key = {cite}, author = {Kara, İlker Fatih and Ashour, Ashraf F. and Bilim, Cahit} }
APA Kara, İ , Ashour, A , Bilim, C . (2019). FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS. Turkish Journal of Engineering, 3 (4), 206-217. DOI: 10.31127/tuje.554075
MLA Kara, İ , Ashour, A , Bilim, C . "FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS". Turkish Journal of Engineering 3 (2019): 206-217 <http://dergipark.org.tr/tuje/issue/47586/554075>
Chicago Kara, İ , Ashour, A , Bilim, C . "FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS". Turkish Journal of Engineering 3 (2019): 206-217
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ISNAD Kara, İlker Fatih , Ashour, Ashraf F. , Bilim, Cahit . "FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS". Turkish Journal of Engineering 3 / 4 (October 2019): 206-217. https://doi.org/10.31127/tuje.554075
AMA Kara İ , Ashour A , Bilim C . FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS. TUJE. 2019; 3(4): 206-217.
Vancouver Kara İ , Ashour A , Bilim C . FLEXURAL BEHAVIOR OF HYBRID FRP-CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS. Turkish Journal of Engineering. 2019; 3(4): 217-206.