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Engineers to Conduct Collapse-Load Test on 120-Foot Bridge with Fractured Girder

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the load capacity of a full-sized bridge that has previously suffered a complete fracture of a steel girder. When: Monday, March 16—all day. Beginning in the morning, the bridge will be loaded incrementally with buckets of road…   » Continue Reading

Engineers to Conduct Fracture Test on 120-Foot Bridge Using Explosives

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the stability of a full-sized bridge in the event of a complete fracture of a steel girder.