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Interaction of Reinforced Elastomeric Bearings in Bridge Construction

Ľubica Nittmannová
  • Fire Department of Steel and Timber Structures, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
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Published Online: 2016-04-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sjce-2016-0005


The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the behavior of reinforced elastomeric bearings under various loads. They are made of special types of bearings. The experimental verification of these special bearings has been tested on various types of loading. The results of the experimental measurements are compared with the results of the numerical modeling and calculations according to the standard assumptions in STN EN 1337-3. In the conclusion, the results are summarized for the selected types of bearings.

Keywords: Bridgebearings; elastomer; modulus of elasticity; reinforcing plates


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Published Online: 2016-04-18

Published in Print: 2016-03-01

Citation Information: Slovak Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 24, Issue 1, Pages 34–40, ISSN (Online) 1338-3973, ISSN (Print) 1210-3896, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sjce-2016-0005.

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