Evaluation of a Steel Girder Bridge Strengthened Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Plates
- Brent Phares, Iowa State University, 515-294-5879, firstname.lastname@example.org (project list)
- Wayne Klaiber, 515-294-8763, email@example.com (project list)
Student researcher: Yoon-Si Lee
Start date: 09/01/02
End date: 08/31/05
Iowa Department of Transportation
About the research
Abstract: The recent development of high performance materials like fiber reinforced polymers provide the potential to rehabilitate steel girder bridges in a cost effective manner. This project will strengthen one bridge and document and evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment.
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