Types of Loads in Steel Structures for Bridges

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What mainly causes horizontal forces on a bridge?

Braking and accelerating of vehicles

Which factor should be considered in the impact of wind on a bridge structure?

Dynamic amplification

What influences the dynamic behavior of a bridge?

Characteristics of the vehicles

When do overall deformations occur in a bridge?

When the bridge is free to move

What should be considered in the impact of temperature on a bridge structure?

Overall deformations

This lecture covers the various types of loads that affect steel structures for bridges, including self-weight, permanent loads, long-term effects, and the effects of shrinkage and creep in steel-concrete composite bridges.

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