Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1822/66442

TitleStructural analysis of a stone arch bridge under incremental railway static loading
Author(s)Silva, Rúben
Costa, Cristina
Arêde, António
Calçada, Rui
Oliveira, Daniel V.
KeywordsConstitutive material parameters
FE numerical modelling
Load-carrying capacity
Railway bridges
Issue date2019
PublisherInternational Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)
Abstract(s)This paper reports on the modelling strategies used to represent the structural behaviour of a masonry single-arch railway bridge. The bridge structural behaviour is simulated by a 3D finite element model, in which the different bridge components are represented by homogeneous materials. The material nonlinear behaviour is simulated using a Drucker-Prager model. The assigned material properties are based on material testing, performed in similar stone masonry structures. The load-carrying capacity is evaluated using a 3D Ansys model and with a RING model of the bridge under incremental static loading representing normal railway traffic with appropriate configurations on the bridge deck, and the results compared.
TypeConference paper
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/66442
ISBN9783857481635
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:ISISE - Capítulos/Artigos em Livros Internacionais


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