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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2012, Article ID 319285, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/319285
Research Article

Use of UHPC in Bridge Structures: Material Modeling and Design

1Civil Engineering Department, Cankaya University, 06810 Ankara, Turkey
2Civil Engineering Department, Atilim University, 06836 Ankara, Turkey
3Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Received 19 December 2011; Accepted 11 February 2012

Academic Editor: Gai-Fei Peng

Copyright © 2012 Oguz Gunes et al. 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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