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Developments in masonry arch assessment

S.F. Broomhead (British Rail Research)

Structural Survey

ISSN: 0263-080X

Article publication date: 1 March 1992

Abstract

Discusses the methods of arch assessment used by British Rail to assess the infrastructure of the bridges they own. Explains the Modified MEXE Method, and describes the mechanism, elastic and finite element methods. Concludes that new computer packages will result in better bridge stock management through greater feedback to assessment programmes.

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Broomhead, S.F. (1992), "Developments in masonry arch assessment", Structural Survey, Vol. 10 No. 3, pp. 262-269. https://doi.org/10.1108/02630809210032022

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