Bridge Bearing Paper Published

A paper on PTFE sliding bearings has been published in the Journal of Bridge Engineering:

  • Steelman, J., Fahnestock, L., Hajjar, J., and LaFave, J. “Performance of Nonseismic PTFE Sliding Bearings When Subjected to Seismic Demands.” J. Bridge Eng., ASCE, 21 (1) 2016., 04015028.

The work described in this paper is part of the project Calibration and Refinement of Illinois’ Earthquake Resisting System Bridge Design Methodology, which is sponsored by the Illinois Center for Transportation.