Buildings & Structures

Monitoring Railway Bridge KW51 Before, During, and After Retrofitting

Author(s) K. Maes and G. Lombaert   Abstract This paper presents a data set obtained from a monitoring campaign of 15 months on a steel bowstring railway bridge in Leuven, Belgium. In this period, the connections of the diagonals to the bridge deck and the arches...

Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Spike Anchor Design Recommendations

Author(s) W. A. Shekarchi, D. K. Pudleiner, N. K. Alotaibi, W. M. Ghannoum, and J. O. Jirsa   Abstract The simple detailing-based design recommendations for carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) anchors presented herein were developed based on a database of 51...

Mitigating Bond Deterioration under Cyclic Loading and Water Exposure

Author(s) Tomohisa Saito, Nobuhiro Chijiwa, Hiroo Shinozaki, and Mitsuyasu Iwanami   Abstract Several cases of premature damage of wind turbine tower foundations constructed using the anchor-ring method have been reported to cause towers’ uplift. Sludge buildup...