Engineering >> Civil & Environmental Engineering

Behavior of a Pedestrian Bridge Under Uniform Loading

by Odelkys Marquez


Submitted : Spring 2013

We will show how bridge engineers use calculus to make certain a bridge, is safe and well-designed. Bridge engineers use principles of mechanics and calculus to calculate how beams bend. We will be finding the load, shear force, bending moment, rotation, and deflection of a pedestrian bridge crossing above a two lane roadway.



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Advisors :
Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics
Nathan Van Etten, HDR Engineering Inc.
Eva Fernandez, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Suggested By :
Eva Fernandez