Barth, Karl E.
Ph.D., Purdue University
MSCE, Purdue University
BSCE, Purdue UniversityDr. Barth works in the area of steel bridge analysis, design and rating. Areas of interest are in advanced analysis techniques and member performance issue and experimental and field evaluation of structural components and systems. Example topics of interest include: live load deflections, superstructure dynamic characteristics, distribution of live load, cross-frame performance, curved girder behavior, and inelastic design methods. Additionally, Dr. Barth works in the area of bridge substructure.
Research Interestsfinite element modeling
steel members and frames
Teaching InterestsBridge Engineering
Plastic Design of Steel Structures
Behavior of Steel Members
Special InterestsChairman of the ASCE Steel Bridge Committee
Control Group Member of the ASCE LRFD Committee
Member ASCE Technical Advisory Panel on Bridges
Chairman SSRC Task Group on Plate and Box Girders
Secretary of TRB Committee A2C02(1) Methods of Analysis for Steel Bridges
Member AISI Steel Bridge Task Force and HPS Design Advisory Group
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