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Research Article

Numerical Analysis of Temperature Influence on Transverse Cracks in Concrete Box-Girder Bridges

Table 1

Contrast of different thermal loads.

TypeInfluencing factorsTemporalityScopeDistribution characteristicsEffect

Sunlight temperature changesSolar radiationShort-term rapid changePartialUnevenHigh local stress
Sudden drop in temperature changesSevere cold airShort-term changesTotalUniformHigh stress
Annual temperature changeSlow temperature changesLong-term and slowTotalMore uniformLarge overall displacement

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