Experimental Study on the Structural Behavior of Typical Bar Connections of Approach Slab in the Integral Abutment Bridge

일체식교량의 접속슬래브 연결철근 형상에 따른 연결부 구조거동에 대한 실험연구

  • Received : 2014.11.19
  • Accepted : 2014.12.23
  • Published : 2014.12.31


An experimental study on the structural behavior of connection types between approach slab and integral abutment has been done for three typical bar connections. Typical hinge style reinforcing bar detail for its connection is preferred in order to accommodate rotation of the approach slab among engineers. However, the straight horizontal bars can be used as connection detail accomodate structural capacity. Total six specimens with three types of rebar detail are tested for direct tensile and bending load. The characteristic structural behaviors are carefully monitored and all the strain gauge data obtained are analyzed. It is shown that the structural performance of all the specimens well exceed its design allowance. Several design suggestions are given based on careful reviews on the experiment.


Grant : PSC-I 거더를 이용한 중공슬래브 교량개발

Supported by : 국토교통부


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