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									 ACI STRUCTURAL JOURNAL                                                                                TECHNICAL PAPER
Title no. 108-S03


Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Bents
by Khaled F. Moustafa, David Sanders, M. Saiid Saiidi, and Saad El-Azazy

This study examined the dynamic behavior of two-column bents             Imperial Valley Earthquake, whereas the second column was
used to support box-girder bridges. Three 0.3-scale specimens            hit with a large peak event at the start of the test. It was
were subjected to earthquake records from the 1994 Northridge            concluded that columns subjected to sudden strong
Earthquake using a larg
								
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