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de Jong, F.B.P. (author)
This dissertation presents the research into renovation techniques for orthotropic steel bridge decks. These techniques are needed to solve fatigue problems in the decks of these bridges, as several fatigue cracks have been detected in the deck structure of these bridges the last decade. A well-known example of fatigue cracks are those observed...
doctoral thesis 2007
Bakker, M.C.M. (author), De Jong, F.B.P. (author)
Due to an unexpected increase of heavy traffic large fatigue cracks appeared through the deck plate of orthotropic steel bridge decks in the Netherlands. Visual inspection revealed that this particular type of crack initiates where a weld joins the deck plate, a rib and a girder. These critical points are commonly inspected from the roadside,...
journal article 2003