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Defects in railway bridges and procedures for maintenance: UIC Code 778-4R
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Structural and Construction Engineering.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-0560-9355
2009 (English)Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

This leaflet gives guidelines and recommendations covering procedures for the maintenance and strengthening of railway bridges. Arrangements and methods for inspection are presented; defects are described; methods for monitoring and assessment are given; and procedures for maintenance, repair, strengthening and renewal are defined.The purpose is to update the 1989 edition of UIC Code 778-4R and to implement results from a European Integrated Research Project (2003-2007) on “Sustainable Bridges – Assessment for Future Traffic Demands and Longer Lives” (TIP3-CT-2003-001653) within the 6th Framework Programme.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Paris: International Union of Railways, (Union Internationale des Chemins de fer, UIC) , 2009. , 32 p.
Keyword [en]
Civil engineering and architecture - Building engineering
Keyword [sv]
Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur - Byggnadsteknik
National Category
Infrastructure Engineering
Research subject
Structural Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-23547Local ID: 768476d3-7962-4f71-878a-b3a0a3c9c99eOAI: diva2:996596
Sustainable Bridges
Godkänd; 2009; 20130725 (elfgren)Available from: 2016-09-29 Created: 2016-09-29 Last updated: 2017-11-24Bibliographically approved

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