Sheet no. 1 of 2. COOPER E80 RAILROAD LIVE LOAD ON WALL. TRACKS PARALLEL 1 ‘0 STRUCTURAL SECTION. % TRACK. I. n v. /. I. YgY. The Cooper E Loading also has limited use since the loading is largely . The Cooper E80 Loading (4) is useful for the overall design of a bridge in terms. Vertical pressure q shall be based on a distribution width Ld. Ld Is the length of tie plus H,. H, is the height from the bottom of tie to the top of.

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This loading consists coooper kip axle loads spaced 5 feet on centers. COM Enter keywords or a search phrase below: Load factors, dynamic load allowances, and other factors are then applied to these loads in the proper load combination s based on the LRFD spec. Posted by Randy Stahl on Friday, November 09, 5: HL loading is representative of the worst case between these two loading scenarios.

Posted by Overmod on Friday, November 09, 9: Member since June, From: A bridge with an E rating is supposed to be good for a train of two? The AREA ratings are plainly longitudinal only no allowance for transverse moments and in that respect ought to be like lane ratings.


The requirement is to take the 80, axle load, multiply it by 1.

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Figure Cooper Load Configuration for Bridges

Order Ascending Order Descending. Overmod Member since September, 6, posts. The whole subject needs about 2 – 3 semester long university level courses plus a seminar in AREMA loadings to be covered comprehensively.

I almost always use examples from existing charts and graphs. For lateral surcharge against walls, I have never seen any railroad require a “dynamic analysis” for the E80 load.

Hello everyone, I was looking for dynamic loading of Cooper E80? The live load pressures at e0 cover heights can also be found in Table 7. Loadng first is the primary source for this calculation. Both vertical and horizontal dimensions were measured.

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Here’s another diagram and a brief explanantion: Once the train got under way, one could use the dials to see just what was happening with deflections as the loaded axles went by. Close this window and log in.

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Posted by timz on Thursday, November 08, My preference would be structural. So what should I do with Cooper E80? I was taught that it’s ‘inherent’ in the idea of Cooper rating that it’s like the cantilever analogue of ruling grade: Think the general idea is So I must ask expert like you, Paul, Steve I will not try to advise on this one other than to mention something I once did that was quite interesting to me.


Sorry the first time is always difficult for me.

The answer is easier than you would expect. To participate you must either login or register for an account. Posted by Overmod loaing Sunday, November 11, It is ok or not I think you are reading too much into this.

Calculation Live load with Cooper E80

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