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Title:A Simple Analysis of the Effect of Construction Materials on Bridge Impact Factors
Authors:M.L. Peterson, Chin-Gwo Chiou, and R.M. Gutkowski
University:Colorado State University
Publication Date:Jun 1999
Report #:MPC-99-105
Project #:MPC-139
TRID #:00769258
Keywords:bridges, impacts, load limits, materials in specific structural applications, pavements, roughness
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications



This research considers the influence of different construction materials on the dynamic impact factor of bridges. The general concept of the dynamic impact factor and typical evaluation methods are reviewed.

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