Steel Bridge Database

By Robert John Connor

Purdue University

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This database includes information collected from 47 steel bridges built between 1921 to 1981 in U.S.

Data that are included are Charpy V-Notch test (CVN) results, chemistry, and tensile properties of the samples taken from each bridge. The following are the column headers for this database:

This database is presented as a spreadsheet with each row containing the following information of a building:

  1. Title: Title of the project, group of experiments, simulations or surveys
  2. Source: Names of the people who generated the data
  3. Keywords: Words describing the dataset, which can be used for searching
  4. Report(s): Related documentation
  5. Experiment or Case ID: ID assigned by the source to the sample, specimen, case, survey, site, experiment or simulation
  6. Latitude: Latitude of the location where data was collected, if applicable
  7. Longitude: Longitude of the location where data was collected, if applicable
  8. Parameters: Variables and parameters chosen by the researcher, compiler, professional or scientific organization to describe the data
  9. Drawings/Diagrams: Drawing and diagram files needed to interpret the data
  10. Data: Data files generated through project. Tabular text format is preferred (e.g., *.txt, *.csv).
    It is recommended that data files are organized in columns with each column having a descriptive header (e.g., sensor ID and unit)
  11. Photos, Videos, etc.: Media files including photos, videos, audio generated through project
  12. Compiled by: Names of the people who compiled the data
  13. Date: Date when the dataset was compiled. (format: yyyy-mm-dd)

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Robert John Connor (2015), "Steel Bridge Database," https://datacenterhub.org/resources/130.

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