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Economics of Composites in Highway Bridges.


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Ehlen, M. A.

Composites Design and Application, 22-25, Winter 1996.

Keywords:

bridges (structures); highways; construction materials; cost benefit analysis; engineering economics; life cycle cost; new technology materials

Abstract:

Methodology and software developed by NIST evaluates life-cycle costs associated with composite building and construction materials.