Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty
10, 3, 2011, 5-22

Application of the GPR technique for determination of bridge beams parameters

Damian Bęben Mail
Opole University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering
Arkadiusz Mordak Mail
Opole University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering
Wojciech Anigacz Mail
Opole University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering

Abstract

The paper presents the application of the GPR technique for determination of the parameters of bridge beams. The GPR method uses the principle of electromagnetic waves dispersion. The subject of this study is a three spans road viaduct located over the railway line. The main objective of experimental tests was to determine the geometric parameters of bridge beams and establish the localization of steel reinforcements. Conclusions drawn from the conducted tests can be helpful in the measurements using the GPR technique, especially for the reinforced concrete bridges.

Keywords


bridge beam, electromagnetic wave, experimental test, georadar, reinforcements, viaduct

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Application of the GPR technique for determination of bridge beams parameters

  
Bęben, Damian; Mordak, Arkadiusz; Anigacz, Wojciech. Application of the GPR technique for determination of bridge beams parameters. Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 3, p. 5-22, apr. 2011. ISSN 2449-769X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 Feb. 2019.