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Seismic Analysis of Steel Footover Bridge

Umer Farooq, 2 Nilesh B Mishra
Department of CE, Amity School of Engineering & Technology,
Amity University, Noida, India
Faculty of Civil Engineering, Assistant Professor, ASET, AUUP

Introduction Experimental Results

Footbridges are needed where a sepa-

rate pathway has to be provided for
people to cross traffic flows or some
physical obstacle, such as a river. The
loads they carry are, in relation to Fig.5: Modular Design

highway or railway bridges, quite Conclusions

modest, and in most circumstances a Thus the various components of the
fairly light structure is required. They Foot Over Bridge namely Main Truss,
are, however, frequently required to Columns along with the Footings have
give a long clear span, and stiffness Fig 1: Steel Truss (Different views) been analyzed using STAAD. Pro
then becomes an important considera- software and the most economic and
tion. The bridges are often very clearly safe sections are arrived through man-
on view to the public and therefore the ual design. The use of steel as the con-
appearance merits careful attention. struction material has resulted in the
overall economy of construction. The
Steel offers economic and attractive components are designed for the max-
forms of construction which suit all imum safety and the adaptability of the
the requirements demanded of a foot- structure to future changes has also
bridge. been given due consideration.
Fig 2: Steel Tower
Methodology 1. IS: 800-2007, Indian standard code
of practice for Design of steel structur-
 Review of literature and study of al member in general building con-
examples for the proposed project
struction (first revision), Bureau of
with study of codal provisions for
Design of steel structures, loading Indian Standards, New Delhi.
2. IS: 1893 -2002, Indian standard cri-
 Making the models of the various teria for earthquake resistant design of
components in STAAD and as- structures (fifth revision), Bureau of
signing member and material Fig 3: Bottom Truss Design Indian Standards, New Delhi.
properties as per the design.
3. Mishra N B and Kumar S R S
 Loading the structure elements (2006), “Seismic Analysis and Design
for Dead Loads, Imposed Loads of Light gauge Steel-frames”,
and Wind Loads as per the IS EQADS-06, PSG Tech Coimbatore,
800-2007. pp A83-A92.
 Design of structural components 4. IS: 1915 - 1961: The Indian Stand-
of the foot over bridge for the
ard Code of Practice for Design of
loading details acquired from
STAAD model.
Fig 4: Diagonal Plate through Bottom Chord Steel Bridges.