Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Author(s): António Arêde
Pedro Miguel Costa
Aníbal Costa
Cristina Costa
Luís Noites
Title: Monitoring and testing of a new stone masonry arch bridge in Vila Fria, Portugal
Issue Date: 2007
Abstract: This paper reports on the monitoring and load testing of a new stone masonryarch bridge recently built over the river Vizela in Vila Fria, Felgueiras, located about 60 kmfrom Porto, Portugal. Besides highlighting the scientific purposes subjacent to this bridgeconstruction initiative, the paper addresses basic aspects on the installed instrumentation andprovides a general overview of sensor types, location and measured signals, as well as dataacquisition and transmission systems. Some of the most relevant result measurements obtainedfrom the load test and their comparison with available numerical analyses are also presented.
Subject: Engenharia estrutural, Engenharia civil
Structural engineering, Civil engineering
Scientific areas: Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias::Engenharia civil
Engineering and technology::Civil engineering
Source: Proceedings of ARCH'07- 5th International Conference on Arch Bridges
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FEUP - Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
65510.pdf1.04 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons