David Brodowski, P.E., a senior engineer specializing in bridges with the Montgomery County Engineer's Office, has been appointed to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction. This committee is concerned with the analysis, design, and performance of buried structures that are associated with transportation facilities such as buried culverts, grade crossings, and soil-structure systems. Emphasis is placed on understanding the role of soil- structure interaction, including the effects of soil-to-structure relative stiffness in determining the response of the system due to some combination of static, live, and dynamic loadings.
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