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Steel types utilized for bridges

Steel is utilized in the fabrication of bridge superstructures for different advantages: 100% recyclable, high resistance, light weight, etc.  There are several steel grades on the market today.  At the design stage, when it comes to choosing the steel grade for different members of a bridge, the designer must consider several parameters.  This article aims to discuss a few.    Weldability In steel bridges, the weldability of the steel used is one of the most important parameters.  The weldability can be defined as the ease to which quality welds can be performed. The most current index used to qualify the weldability is the…

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