Arch mechanism analysis

Arch mechanism analysis based on paper by WJ Harvey as recommended by CS 454

  • 33 failure mechanisms analysed for 9 load cases each in accordance with CS 454
  • limiting arch thickness, moments, shears and eccentricities calculated.

Contents (153 pages) Cost: £40 / 45€ / US$52

  • Arch mechanism methodology
  • equilibrium equations
  • condition factors
  • geometrical and material input
  • permanent loading and vehicle loading (ALL 1 and ALL 2) for single, double and triple axles assessed and load cases automatically generated
  • 33 failure mechanisms analysed for arch depth, moments, axial loads and shears.