Strut failure investigation of Paseo suspension bridge in Kansas City, MO
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Paseo Suspension Bridge (Kansas City; Mo.)
"The objective of this project was to understand why the Southeastern vertical strut of the Paseo Bridge located in Kansas City, MO, fractured after 50 years of service. To achieve this objective, material property testing was performed on samples of strut material made available by the Missouri Department of Transportation. Results from the investigative testing were combined with finite element models of the bridge and strut under service loading conditions to determine why fracture occurred"--Abstract, leaf iii.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
M.S. in Civil Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
xi, 126 leaves
Kansas City (Mo.)
© 2005 Christopher Thomas Courtright, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Citation
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Bridge failures -- Missouri
Suspension bridges -- Missouri -- Kansas City
Finite element method
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Courtright, Christopher Thomas, "Strut failure investigation of Paseo suspension bridge in Kansas City, MO" (2005). Masters Theses. 5813.