31 March 1998 Nondestructive testing of field bridges in Florida
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Since 1985, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has been conducting non-destructive testing (NDT) to evaluate the load carrying capacity of existing bridges. This paper describes the procedure of load rating existing bridges through non-destructive load testing. The application of field testing eliminates some unnecessary retrofitting/demolishing and identifies the unsafe bridges for public safety.
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Chun S. Cai, Chun S. Cai, Mohsen A. Shahawy, Mohsen A. Shahawy, Adnan El-Saad, Adnan El-Saad, } "Nondestructive testing of field bridges in Florida", Proc. SPIE 3400, Structural Materials Technology III: An NDT Conference, (31 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300096; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.300096
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