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International Journal of Engineering Research in Computer Science and Engineering (IJERCSE)

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International Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

ISSN : 2456-1290 (Online)

Call For Paper : Vol 11, Issue 05, May 2024
Seismic Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Skew Deck Bridges for Different Aspect Ratios

Author : Faheem Ahmad Khan 1 Dr.Kailash Narayan 2

Date of Publication :16th May 2018

Abstract: The deck is an essential component of the bridge which allows the continuous movement of vehicles from one point to the other. The present study was focused on the response of the skew deck bridge during the seismic disturbances using the time history analysis. A comparison between the decks having aspect ratio less than and greater than 1 having different skew angles (0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, 60°) was done as per the dimensions specified in the ‘Standard Plans for Highway Bridges’ published by Ministry of Shipping and Transport, India. The decks were modelled using finite element analysis. The effectiveness of skew angles was concluded after the analysis of parameters such as total deformation, equivalent plastic strain, maximum principal stress and shear stresses. There are variations found in the results as the angle of skew changes from 0° to 60° for both the aspect ratio less than and greater than 1.

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