Title: Performance Testing of Full-Scale Bridge Abutments (NEES-2010-0980)
Year Of Curation: 2013
Description: Full scale testing of a 15'x10'x3' abutment backwall with SE30 sandy backfill heights of 5.5' and 8.0' to measure the passive resistance under lateral loading.
Award: Caltrans 59A0247
PIs & CoPIs: Jonathan Stewart, Ertugrul Taciroglu, John Wallace
Dates: July 17, 2006 - May 17, 2013
Organizations: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Facilities: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Sponsor: Caltrans - 59A0247
Keywords: bridge abutments,lateral displacement, passive capacity, large scale testing
Publications: "Nonlinear Load-Deflection Behavior of 8.0 ft Abutment", "Set-up Summary for Test T8.0- 2"
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