Durable timber bridges: Final report and guidelines

Anna Pousette, Kjell Malo, Sven Thelandersson, Stefania Fortino, Lauri Salokangas, James Wacker

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    Abstract

    This is the final report from the project DuraTB - Durable Timber Bridges. The goal of the project was to contribute to the development of sustainable timber bridges by making guidelines for moisture design and developing new and improved bridge concepts and details in terms of durability and maintenance aspects. In this report the analyzes, surveys, results and guidelines are described. More detailed descriptions are referred to the many publications that the project has delivered.The research leading to these results has received funding from the WoddWisdom-Net Research Programme which is a transnational R&D programme jointly funded by national funding organisations within the framework of the ERA-NET WoodWisdom-Net 2.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationSkellefteå, Sweden
    PublisherRISE Research Institutes of Sweden
    Number of pages177
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

    Publication series

    SeriesSP Rapport
    Volume25
    ISSN0284-5172

    Keywords

    • timber bridges
    • durability
    • moisture
    • design
    • timber bridge consepts
    • timber bridge details

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    Pousette, A., Malo, K., Thelandersson, S., Fortino, S., Salokangas, L., & Wacker, J. (2017). Durable timber bridges: Final report and guidelines. RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. SP Rapport, Vol.. 25 http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1116787/FULLTEXT01.pdf