Structural characteristics of FRP bridge decks and its application instance in bridge engineering

Shui Wan, Hong Hu, Rong Xing Zhou

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Different structural characteristics between sandwich deck and bonded pultruded deck, which are two major types of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge decks in the world, are compared and analyzed. The structure and the FRP deck of the West Mill bridge, the first expressway FRP bridge in Europe, are introduced. The mechanical properties, design, manufacture and optimization of the FRP bridge deck are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-21
Number of pages5
JournalNanjing Li Gong Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Bridge deck
  • Bridge structure
  • Composite materials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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