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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2009, Article ID 312034, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/312034
Research Article

Effectiveness of Vehicle Weight Estimation from Bridge Weigh-in-Motion

Department of Civil Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Phatumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Received 18 July 2009; Accepted 2 November 2009

Academic Editor: Ayman Mosallam

Copyright © 2009 Teerachai Deesomsuk and Tospol Pinkaew. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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